publication . Report . Article . 2015

Rare Inferior Shoulder Dislocation (Luxatio Erecta)

Hakan Cift; Salih Soylemez; Murat Demiroglu; Korhan Ozkan; Vahit Emre Ozden; Afsar T. Ozkut;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2015 Journal: Case Reports in Orthopedics, volume 2,015 (issn: 2090-6749, eissn: 2090-6757, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Abstract
Although shoulder dislocations have been seen very frequently, inferior dislocation of shoulder constitutes only 0.5% of all shoulder dislocations. We share our 4 patients with luxatio erecta and present their last clinical control. 2 male and 2 female Caucasian patients were diagnosed as luxatio erecta. Patients’ ages were 78, 62, 65, and 76. All patients’ reduction was done by traction-abduction and contour traction maneuver in the operating room. The patients had no symptoms and no limitation of range of motion of their shoulder at their last control. Luxatio erecta is seen rarely, and these patients may have neurovascular injury. These patients should be c...
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mesheuropmc: fungi
free text keywords: Orthopedic surgery, RD701-811, Case Report, Article Subject
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publication . Report . Article . 2015

Rare Inferior Shoulder Dislocation (Luxatio Erecta)

Hakan Cift; Salih Soylemez; Murat Demiroglu; Korhan Ozkan; Vahit Emre Ozden; Afsar T. Ozkut;