Anterior shoulder dislocation

Case contributed by Andrew Murphy

Presentation

Fall from standing height

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

There is an anterior-inferior dislocation of the glenohumeral joint, Additionally there is an engaged Hill-Sach lesion evident on the Garth's projection.

Case Discussion

Large Hill-Sach lesions that are also engaging are correlated to recurrent shoulder instability 1


The Garth's projection in this instance is an ideal radiographic projection to examine the relationship of the humeral head and the glenoid, the projection requires no abduction and little to no patient discomfort.

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Case information

rID: 62305
Published: 12th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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