Bilateral anterior shoulder dislocations post seizure

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Post ictal.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Bilateral shoulder dislocation. 

Anterior dislocation of the right shoulder with associated avulsion fracture of the greater tuberosity.

Anterior dislocation of the left shoulder. 

Case Discussion

Seizure is the most common cause of bilateral shoulder dislocation. This case is atypical because these seizure-related dislocations are more often posterior than anterior. 

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Case information

rID: 35167
Published: 24th Mar 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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