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Posterior dislocation of the shoulder associated with obstetric brachial plexus palsy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2684988     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Four cases of posterior dislocation of the shoulder at birth in association with obstetric brachial plexus palsy are presented. Review of the literature suggests that this association is not generally recognised. All cases were diagnosed late; two were treated by open reduction, one by humeral osteotomy and one managed conservatively.
M C Dunkerton
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0301-620X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Publication Date:  1989 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-12-28     Completed Date:  1989-12-28     Revised Date:  2010-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375355     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  764-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
St Mary's Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Brachial Plexus / injuries*
Paralysis, Obstetric / radiography*,  surgery
Shoulder Dislocation / etiology,  radiography*,  surgery
Shoulder Joint / radiography,  surgery

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