Anterior shoulder dislocation - ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

H/O fall and anterior dislocation of shoulder. Reduction and check radiograph done. Referred for cuff status after 1 wk of immobilzation.

Patient Data

Age: about 80 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

1st image - Sagittal view  - Head of humerus is noted inferior to coracoid process of scapula.

2nd  image - Axial  view  - Head of humerus is noted anterior to glenoid fossa.

After US findings of dislocation, repeat radiograph ( AP sitting ) was done.

Reduction was done and referred for check radiograph.

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Case information

rID: 23060
Case created: 19th May 2013
Last edited: 23rd Feb 2016
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