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Left Shoulder Xray

This is the Xray of the left shoulder of a 42 year man following a fall  from a height onto his outstretched hand.

He has  a painful, immobile shoulder with  loss of the normal contour of deltoid.

What do you think the Xray shows? (there are two abnormalities to  notice here).

Remembering Prof Parkin’s lecture today it would be important to test his sensation somewhere.

After emergency management his shoulder now looks like this.

Can you say how he as been treated and what might go wrong with his shoulder during the next few days or weeks?


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