Anterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Pain and deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Anterior glenohumeral joint dislocation. No fracture identified. 

Case Discussion

The shoulder (i.e. glenohumeral) joint is the most common large joint to be dislocated, with anterior displacement the most common. 

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Case Information

rID: 28352
Case created: 22nd Mar 2014
Last edited: 26th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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