Anterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Pain and deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 19
Gender: Male
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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