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Mottaghi A, Mohammadi M A. Simultaneous Anterior Fracture-Dislocation of the Shoulder and Fracture of the Ipsilateral Humeral Shaft: Case Report. RJMS 2009; 16
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  Introduction: Simultaneous anterior fracture-dislocation of the shoulder and fracture of the ipsilateral humeral shaft results from severe trauma and is very rare. In this report we present such an injury and its treatment.

  Case Report: A 48-year old man was brought to hospital after a motor bike accident with anterior dislocation of the shoulder and fracture of the ipsilateral humeral shaft and greater tuberosity.Both injuries were treated by open reduction and internal fixation

  Conclusion: By timely diagnosis of this rare and disabling injury, full treatment can be given. Thus, performing an accurate examination and obtaining the essential x-rays are mandatory.

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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Orthopedic

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