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New Reduction Technique for Traumatic Posterior Glenohumeral Joint Dislocations

  • Author(s): Khodaee, Morteza
  • et al.
Abstract

Traumatic posterior glenohumeral joint (GHJ) dislocation is a rare condition which can be missed if it is not suspected. Clinical presentation may be subtle, but limitation in range of motion in patient with acute trauma should warrant obtaining a thorough history, performing a comprehensive physical examination, and acquiring at least a 3-view plain radiography. Reduction can be achieved with a direct pressure to the posterior aspect of the humeral head.

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