What are the indications for closed reduction of inferior glenohumeral dislocations?

Updated: Aug 17, 2018
  • Author: Anantha K Mallia, DO, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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In a patient with an inferior glenohumeral dislocation, the presence of brachial plexus injury necessitates prompt, atraumatic reduction, with the goal being smooth, uncomplicated, successful reduction on the first attempt.


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