Anterior shoulder dislocation and humeral head fracture
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Hacking C, Anterior shoulder dislocation and humeral head fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 02 Apr 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-77411
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Age: 30 years
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The humeral head is dislocated anterior to the glenoid cavity. A large fracture fragment from the humeral head involving the greater tuberosity is displaced laterally. No definite Hill-Sachs fracture or bony Bankart lesion. The widened AC joint is longstanding.
An atypical anterior dislocation case where a large fracture fragment from the posterolateral humeral head, including the great tuberosity, is left behind in the glenoid.