luxatio erecta

lux·a·ti·o e·rec·'ta

subglenoid dislocation of the head of the humerus in which the arm is elevated and abducted and cannot be lowered.

luxatio erecta

(lŭk-sā′shē-ō ĕ-rek′tă)
Subglenoid displacement of the head of the humerus associated with disruption of the rotator cuff.
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The mechanism of injury may involve either a direct injury over acromion, superior dislocation of humeral head (6) or inferior dislocation with luxatio erecta.
Inferior shoulder dislocation or luxatio erecta is the least common type of glenohumeral dislocation, comprising only about 0.
There are a number of complications associated with luxatio erecta.
Luxatio erecta is normally treated by closed reduction using the traction-counter-traction technique.
Results of treatment of luxatio erecta (inferior shoulder dislocation).
Goldstein JR, Eltbert WE Locked anterior-inferior shoulder subluxation presenting as luxatio erecta.