Anterior shoulder fracture dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Derek Smith

Presentation

Check x-ray for central line placement following seizure.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years old
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Right shoulder dislocation with a displaced greater tuberosity fracture.

Right internal jugular central venous catheter with the tip projecting over the SVC. No pneumothorax or lung pathology.

Case Discussion

Further plain film imaging demonstrated this was an anterior dislocation, and it was subsequently successfully relocated.

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Case Information

rID: 47712
Case created: 30th Aug 2016
Last edited: 27th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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