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Anterior Glenohumeral (Shoulder) Dislocation


An anteroposterior plain x-ray shows the humeral head out of its usual location within the glenoid fossa, suggesting an anterior dislocation.

By permission of the publisher. From Jacobs P: Current Orthopedic Diagnosis and Treatment . Edited by JD Heckman, RC Schenck, and A Agarwal. Philadelphia, Current Medicine, 2002.