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SHOULDER DISLOCATION

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS-
• PAIN ALONG THE ARM WITH NUMBNESS
• RESTRICTED ABDUCTION & EXTERNAL ROTATION
• PROMINENT ACROMION
• ARM LOCKED IN PLACE
• SPACE BELOW ACROMION APPEARS EMPTY
• ABNORMAL SHOULDER CONTOUR
• INSTABILITY IN SHOULDER JOINT
• PATIENT IS UNABLE TO TOUCH THE OPPOSITE SHOULDER
• DAMAGE TO THE AXILLARY ARTERY