Posterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Shoulder pain and limited movement during fight

Patient Data

Age: 22 years old
Gender: Male

The humeral head is posteriorly dislocated and internally rotated. There are also avulsion of the greater tuberosity of the humeral head and dislocated biceps tendon.

Diagnosis: Posterior shoulder dislocation

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Case information

rID: 23046
Published: 17th May 2013
Last edited: 23rd Feb 2016
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