Shoulder dislocation - anterior

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


Fall on an outstretched hand.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Anteroinferior dislocation of the right shoulder joint is noted. No evidence of any fracture. Soft tissue appears normal.

Case Discussion

This is a case of shoulder dislocation following a fall. The shoulder joint is the most commonly dislocated joint in the body. An x-ray is usually sufficient for diagnosis.

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Case information

rID: 26999
Published: 17th Jan 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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