Anterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Jeremy Jones
Diagnosis certain


Fall while playing sport. Unable to move shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: young adult
Gender: Male

The humeral head is dislocated anteriorly and inferiorly with the anteroinferior margin of the glenoid, with some flattening of the corresponding part of the humerus. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of an anterior shoulder dislocation following a fall onto the left shoulder, with a likely Hill-Sachs lesion. 

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