"Locked" posterior dislocation of the shoulder with communition of the lesser tuberosity: a stabilisation technique

A. Jariwala, S. Haines, G. McLeod

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    Abstract

    We describe a case of a missed posterior dislocation of the right shoulder with a large reverse Hillsach's lesion wherein we had to modify the commonly used Neer's modification of McLaughlin's procedure as there was severe communition of the lesser tuberosity. This case also illustrates the pitfalls associated with identification and management of these relatively rare injuries.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)377-379
    Number of pages3
    JournalEuropean journal of orthopaedic surgery and traumatology
    Volume18
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008

    Keywords

    • locked posterior dislocation
    • modified McLaughlin's technique
    • reverse Hillsach's lesion

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