Irreducible anterior shoulder dislocation with fracture of the greater tuberosity.

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Abstract

The combination of an anterior shoulder dislocation and an avulsion fracture of the greater tuberosity can usually be reduced by closed methods. This report describes a patient requiring open reduction and division of the subscapularis tendon before reduction of the glenohumeral dislocation could be achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)576-578
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)
Volume27
Issue number8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

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  • Medicine(all)

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