Anterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Injury to shoulder. Now deformed and painful.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Anteromedial displacement of the humerus in keeping with an anterior shoulder dislocation.

Bony defect on the greater tubercle (on the modified axial view) in keeping with a Hill-Sachs lesion.

Case Discussion

The typical appearances of anterior shoulder dislocation.  In this case with a Hill-Sachs lesion that would merit further evaluation.

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Case information

rID: 63139
Published: 11th Jan 2020
Last edited: 11th Jan 2020
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