Pitfall of stiff shoulder: Inveterated posterior dislocation

  title={Pitfall of stiff shoulder: Inveterated posterior dislocation},
  author={Thierry Thomas and E. R. Noel and Michel Bouvier},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
The authors relate the observation of an inveterated bilateral posterior dislocation, occurring during a generalized epileptic attack and mimicking a painful stiff shoulder. The clinical signs (i.e. aetiologic circumstances causing a forced internal rotation, limitation or absence of external rotation) and radiological data, especially the necessity of a profile X-ray, which lead to the diagnostic are reiterated. The interest of computerized tomography in the pre-operative assessment is… CONTINUE READING