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Luxatio Erecta Shoulder Dislocation

Luxatio Erecta Shoulder Dislocation
  • Inferior dislocation of the glenohumeral joint.
  • Patient often presents with his arm in 110-160 degrees abduction and in much pain.
  • Mechanism of injury resembles the presentation in that the arm was hyperabducted.
  • Neurovascular bundle damage can result.
   
 


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