Posterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Unwitnessed shoulder injury in a child.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Male
X-ray

Humeral head is en-face with a light-bulb appearance.  No fracture.

Case Discussion

The light-bulb appearances of a posterior shoulder dislocation.

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Case information

rID: 47021
Case created: 27th Jul 2016
Last edited: 28th Jul 2016
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