Posterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem



Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Posterior dislocation of the humeral head is impacted against the posterior glenoid with a bony defect seen at its antero-medial surface (reverse Hill-Sachs lesion). The greater tuberosity is avulsed as well. 

Case Discussion

Posterior shoulder dislocation follows trauma with reversed Hill-Sachs and fractured greater tuberosity.

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Case information

rID: 54072
Published: 25th Jun 2017
Last edited: 26th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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