Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ The frontal projection is a classic plain film as the diagnosis is obvious if you are aware of the normal appearance of the glenohumeral joint.  ”

Used in the following articles:

  • Posterior shoulder dislocation - “ Posterior shoulder dislocations are far less common than anterior shoulder dislocations and can be difficult to identify if only AP projections ar...”
  • Pseudodislocation of the shoulder - “ Pseudodislocation of the shoulder results from an occult fracture with distension of the glenohumeral joint due to haemarthrosis that causes infer...”
  • Shoulder dislocation (summary) - “ Shoulder dislocation usually occurs following trauma and results in the humeral head moving out of the glenoid fossa. Reference article This is ...”

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