Anterior shoulder dislocation with Hill-Sachs lesion

Case contributed by Dr Kenny Sim

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 22
Gender: Male

Left shoulder x-ray:

The left humeral head is dislocated anteroinferiorly. Flattening of the posterior humeral head suggests a Hill-Sachs lesion.

X-ray

Post-reduction

Left shoulder x-ray:

Comparison made to the x-ray performed earlier today.

Previously antero-inferiorly dislocated left humeral head has been re enlocated. Hill-Sachs lesion present. No bony Bankart fracture identified.

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Case information

rID: 34802
Published: 9th Mar 2015
Last edited: 23rd Dec 2019
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