Anterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

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A young man with a rugby injury.

X-ray

Anterior shoulder dislocation.

Case Discussion

The humeral head is projected inferior and medial to the glenoid. The only way that this can happen is if there is an anterior shoulder dislocation.

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Case information

rID: 6265
Published: 20th May 2009
Last edited: 17th Sep 2018
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