CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2014; 04(01): 129-130
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703750
Case Report

SIMULTANEOUS BILATERAL ANTERIOR DISLOCATION OF THE SHOULDER WITH FRACTURES OF THE GREATER TUBEROSITY FOLLOWING TRAUMA- A CASE REPORT

Sanath Kumar Shetty
1  Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, INDIA
,
Lawrence J. Mathias
2  Professors, Department of Orthopaedics, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, INDIA
,
H. Ravindranath Rai
3  Professors, Department of Orthopaedics, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, INDIA
,
P. Nirmal Babu
4  P.G. Residents, Department of Orthopaedics, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, INDIA
,
Raj Sankar N. R.
5  P.G. Residents, Department of Orthopaedics, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, INDIA
,
Vinay Kumar C.
6  P.G. Residents, Department of Orthopaedics, K. S. Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte University, Mangalore, INDIA
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Abstract:

Simultaneous bilateral shoulder dislocations are usually posterior with anterior dislocations1 being rare and simultaneous anterior shoulder dislocations with fractures of the greater tuberosity5 being even more rare usually associated with trauma or seizures2,3 . Here we present a rare case of simultaneous bilateral anterior dislocation of the shoulder with fractures of the greater tuberosity following an unusual injury mechanism which was treated surgically.



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Publication Date:
24 April 2020 (online)

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