Two cases of neglected posterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulder with ipsilateral humeral shaft fracture

Two cases of neglected posterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulder with ipsilateral humeral shaft fracture

Authors

  • Gian Mario Micheloni Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza
  • Arturo Rebeccato Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza
  • Gianpaolo Salmaso Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza
  • Michele Mazzi Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza
  • Adriano Moscolo Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza
  • Stefano Giaretta Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza
  • Alberto Momoli Orthopedic and Traumatology department, Ospedale San Bortolo, AULSS 8 Berica, Vicenza

Keywords:

glenohumeral fracture dislocation, humeral shaft fracture, posterior shoulder dislocation

Abstract

Posterior shoulder fracture-dislocations are rare. A combination of this injury with ipsilateral humeral shaft fracture is an extremely rare event. We report two cases of posterior shoulder fracture-dislocation with ipsilateral fracture shaft of humerus treated in our department. We highlight the rarity of the condition and the potential risk of recognize only the shaft fracture. We emphasize the importance of complete physical and radiological examination (x-rays and CT scan) in such cases to ensure early detection and its subsequent surgical treatment.

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05-12-2019

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Two cases of neglected posterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulder with ipsilateral humeral shaft fracture. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2019 Dec. 5 [cited 2024 Jun. 20];90(12-S):131-8. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/8996

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