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Sequelae of an undiagnosed unilateral congenital fixed anterior shoulder dislocation in a 40-year-old female.
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PMID:  21671099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Congenital shoulder dislocation is a rare condition. A review of the literature showed that 0.018-0.07% of newborns suffer from shoulder dislocations. There have been only few reports about this entity, clinic and radiologic features, treatment, and etiology of this condition remains unclear. We report a case of undiagnosed unilateral congenital fixed anterior shoulder dislocation in a 40-year-old female, which affected the day quality of life. Pediatrists and orthopaedic surgeons should know this rare condition and the importance of a proper diagnosis in the early childhood when an appropriate treatment could be performed.
Eugenio Savarese; Roberto Postacchini; Cosimo Tudisco
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-6-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Musculoskeletal surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2035-5114     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
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Created Date:  2011-6-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101498346     Medline TA:  Musculoskelet Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Orthopaedic Surgeon at San Carlo Hospital, Potito Petrone Street, 85100, Potenza, Italy,
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