Joint dislocation


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Joint dislocation

The displacement of a bone.

Patient discussion about Joint dislocation

Q. I have dislocated my shoulder for the 3rd time, what I can do in order to avoid surgery? This is an old injury that keeps coming back. I have been dealing with this unstable shoulder for more than 5 years now. In the past few weeks I've visited 3 different doctors, all said that I can't avoid surgery this time or it with keep on dislocating spontaneously. Even though the docs are thinking that it's a lost cause,I got a really good feeling that I will manage to fix my shoulder 100% with no surgery involved. Is there any known therapy I should try before admitting to my surgery?

A. Here (http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/generalshoulder/a/bankart_2.htm and http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/shouldersurgery/a/dislocation_3.htm) you can find a discussion about your dillema - surgery or not

Q. My neighbor's kid had a lens dislocation due to Marfan's disease. Is this a contagious thing? My neighbor's have a sweet 8 year old boy. he had a lens dislocation due to a connective tissue disease named Marfan (I think that the name). It sounds like a very serious condition. My boy is playing with this kid several hour a week. should I take him to the GP to see that his is not infected with this marfan thing?

A. As in love and war so is in medicine the is no always nor never. It is probably the marfan that caused your neighbor kid the lens dislocation but you can never know for sure.
If you want there is nothing wrong in taking your boy for an annual check of an ophthalmologist.

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Posterior sternoclavicular joint dislocation in a child: a case report with review of literature.
Fifty two cases of temoromandibular joint dislocation presented and retrospectively studied at the Oral and Maxillofacial surgery Department, Mayo Hospital Lahore Pakistan from 2013 to 2017.
T Jackson, "Unilateral lumbosacral facet joint dislocation associated with vertical shear sacral fracture," Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, vol.
(1) After the occurrence of water inrush from the excavation face, joint dislocation and opening increase significantly in the critical Section D.
Herein, we report 3 cases of isolated trapezium fracture with thumb CMC joint dislocation. Good short-term results were obtained; however, long-term complications must be noted.
Closed reduction of chronic bilateral temporomandibular joint dislocation. A case report.
These extra-articular tumors can cause bony erosion and deformity, and even joint dislocation by intraarticular extension.
The model establishment of the first TMT joint fracture-dislocation: The direction of the first TMT joint dislocation can be divided into dorsal dislocation and plantar dislocation in the cross section.
A 24-year-old male patient involved in a cycling accident sustained an acute AC joint dislocation of Rockwood type V [3] (Figure 1).
Results of operative and nonoperative treatment of Rockwood types III and V acromioclavicular joint dislocation: a prospective, randomized trial with an 18- to 20-year follow-up.
(ii) Soft signs [9], such as injury proximity to vessels, major single nerve deficit, nonexpanding haematoma, diminished pulses, midlimb joint dislocation, hypotension, and/or moderate blood loss at scene
The inclusion criteria for the study were as follows: (1) patients who underwent arthroscopic AC joint reduction by a single surgeon (YYS) for an acute traumatic AC joint dislocation and (2) patients who received repairs using a single metal flip button (Arthrex Corp., USA).

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