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  • diagnosis
  • Additional views in ABER (ABduction and External Rotation) of the shoulder aid in this diagnosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The diagnosis is usually initially made by a combination of physical exam and MRI of the shoulder, which can be done with or without the injection of intraarticular contrast. (wikipedia.org)
  • A diagnosis of shoulder dislocation is often suspected based on patient history and physical examination. (wikipedia.org)
  • Standardized questionnaires like the Penn Shoulder Score that assess shoulder pain and function can aid in eliciting the required history to make a diagnosis and monitor condition progression. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnostic procedures for a dislocated shoulder
  • In addition to a complete medical history and physical exam, diagnostic procedures for a dislocated shoulder usually include an X-ray. (ahealthyme.com)
  • In addition to a complete medical history and physical examination, diagnostic procedures for a dislocated shoulder may include an X-ray (a diagnostic test which uses invisible electromagnetic energy beams to produce images of internal tissues, bones, and organs onto film). (nyhq.org)
  • Axillary
  • 18. Kelley SP, Hinsche AF, Hossain JFM: Axillary artery transection following anterior shoulder dislocation: classical presentation and current concepts. (scielo.org.za)
  • The person with an anterior dislocation and damage to the axillary nerve will be unable to abduct the arm more than 15 degrees away from the body. (autoaccident.com)
  • Generally, AP radiographs of the shoulder with the arm in internal rotation offer the best yield while axillary views and AP radiographs with external rotation tend to obscure the defect. (wikipedia.org)
  • Axillary nerve palsy is a neurological condition in which the axillary (also called circumflex) nerve has been damaged by shoulder dislocation. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] Symptoms include: cannot bend arm at the elbow deficiency of deltoid muscle function different regions of skin around the deltoid area can lack sensation unable to raise arm at the shoulder Anatomically, damage to the axillary nerve or suppression of it causes the palsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • An injury to the axillary nerve normally occurs from a direct impact of some sort to the outer arm, though it can result from injuring a shoulder via dislocation or compression of the nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • Axillary nerve palsy is characterized by the lack of shoulder abduction greater than 30 degrees with or without the loss of sense in the low two thirds of the shoulder. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the shoulder is at its maximum extension, only the posterior area of the deltoid muscle and the axillary nerve are working to raise the arm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Axillary nerve damage results in a weakened or paralyzed deltoid muscle and as the deltoid atrophies unilaterally, the normal rounded contour of the shoulder is lost. (wikipedia.org)
  • joint
  • I panicked and immediately tried to bring my arm down, which cause the shoulder joint to be momentarily stuck, which made me extremely nauseous. (healthboards.com)
  • Basically a joint dislocation is when the joint whatever it is either a knee, ac joint ankle etc doesn't line up and shifts out of place and there is a deformity of that joint. (healthtap.com)
  • Its presence is a specific sign of dislocation and can thus be used as an indicator that dislocation has occurred even if the joint has since regained its normal alignment. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is intended as a means of breaking up adhesions (scar tissue) of or about spinal joints (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, or pelvic regions), or extremity joint articulations (i.e., knee, shoulder, hip) to which painfully restricted range of motion significantly limits function. (wikipedia.org)
  • The shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is located between the acromion (part of the scapula that forms the highest point of the shoulder) and the clavicle. (wikipedia.org)