Imaging of Acute Shoulder Trauma
Semin Roentgenol . 2021 Jan;56(1):5-21. doi: 10.1053/j.ro.2020.07.018. Epub 2020 Jul 31.
Shayan Hosseinzadeh, Joseph P DeAngelis, Aparna Komarraju, Allison C Wu, Jim S Wu
Acute injuries to the shoulder girdle are common and frequently encountered by the practicing radiologist. The type of injury is highly dependent on the age of the patient and mechanism of trauma with injuries occurring at the site of greatest mechanical weakness. In this review, we discuss the main clinical features and key imaging findings for the most common shoulder injuries. For each injury, we also provide a section on the important features that the orthopedic surgeon needs to know in order to guide surgical versus nonsurgical management.
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