Intrathoracic displacement of the humeral head with fracture of the surgical neck

Injury. 1981 Jan;12(4):313-5. doi: 10.1016/0020-1383(81)90208-4.

Abstract

Intrathoracic displacement of the humeral head occurred in a man in association with fracture of the surgical neck of the humerus. This report describes the mechanism of the injury and a method of operative exposure.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Clavicle
  • Fractures, Bone / surgery*
  • Fractures, Closed / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Methods
  • Radiography
  • Rib Fractures / etiology
  • Shoulder Dislocation / diagnostic imaging
  • Shoulder Dislocation / surgery*
  • Shoulder Fractures / diagnostic imaging
  • Shoulder Fractures / surgery*