Intrathoracic fracture—Dislocation of the shoulder

Published:April 10, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcot.2018.04.001

      Abstract

      Intrathoracic dislocation of the shoulder is a rare condition that usually occurs after high-energy trauma. Etiology, mechanism of injury and associated lesions are diverse. We present the case of a patient who suffered a great height fall, treated with removal of the humeral head and implantation of a shoulder hemiarthroplasty. One year after the surgery, the patient was pain free and the Constant score was 70 points.

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