Lipohaemarthrosis: right shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

Presentation

Trauma.

Modality: X-ray

Transverse fracture of the proximal humeral shaft, avulsion of the greater tuberosity and the fat/blood level.

Case Discussion

Lipohaemarthrosis of the shoulder is much less common than of the knee. It denotes an intra-articular fracture. 

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Case Information

rID: 21129
Case created: 5th Jan 2013
Last edited: 28th Aug 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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