Reverse shoulder replacement dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Victoria Ho


Right shoulder pain and decreased function. Past medical history of reverse shoulder arthroplasty 1 month ago.

Patient Data

Age: 59
Gender: Male

At presentation

Modality: X-ray

Dislocation of the right shoulder prosthesis.

Post reduction

Modality: X-ray

Right shoulder prosthesis has been reduced. 

Case Discussion

The shoulder was reduced under light sedation with fentanyl and midazolam in a resuscitation cubicle.

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Case Information

rID: 44879
Case created: 7th May 2016
Last edited: 16th Aug 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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