Simultaneous Bilateral Anterior Shoulder Fracture Dislocation Following a Seizure: A Case Report
Authors: Bremner, Luke F.; Dewing, Christopher B.; McDonald, Lucas S.; Provencher, Matthew T.
Source: Military Medicine, Volume 178, Number 3, March 2013 , pp. e400-e403(4)
Simultaneous, bilateral, anterior dislocations of the glenohumeral joint are rare, most attributable to major trauma. Seizure disorders and electrocution are a common cause of glenohumeral and fracture dislocations although these are most commonly posterior injuries. We present an interesting case report of diagnosis and treatment of an active duty sailor with bilateral anterior shoulder fracture dislocations following a seizure.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2013-03-01
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