Pebam Sudesh, Sushil Rangdal, Kamal Bali, Vishal Kumar, Nitesh Gahlot, Sandeep Patel
Department of Orthopaedics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Punjab, India
The dislocation of a shoulder joint in infancy is extremely rare and is usually the result of traumatic birth injuries, a sequel to brachial plexus injury, or a true congenital dislocation of shoulder. With more advanced obstetric care, the incidence of first two types has drastically decreased. We report a case of true congenital dislocation of shoulder, second of its kind, in a child who was delivered by cesarean section thereby negating any influence of trauma. We report the case because of its rarity, and review the available literature on this topic. We also discuss the management options when encountered with such a rare case scenario.
Department of Orthopedics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Punjab
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