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Approaches to senior care #10. Recurrent dislocation of the shoulder in an elderly patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2381737     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case in which 23 recurrent episodes of anterior dislocation of the shoulder occurred in a 76-year-old woman is presented. Du Toit and Roux staple capsulorrhaphy was used to achieve a stable, functioning shoulder. Recurrent dislocation of the shoulder is a problem of youth. Peak incidence occurs at age 20, after age 70, the incidence of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder is extremely low. The surgical treatment of a 76-year-old woman, who suffered 23 documented anterior dislocations of the right shoulder, is discussed and reviewed.
A Ganel; A Chechick; M Heim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopaedic review     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0094-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop Rev     Publication Date:  1990 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-10     Completed Date:  1990-09-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0431766     Medline TA:  Orthop Rev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  633-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Ramat-Aviv, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Joint Instability / complications,  surgery
Shoulder Dislocation / radiography,  surgery*
Surgical Staplers
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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