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Emerg Radiol. 2010 Jul;17(4):317-20. doi: 10.1007/s10140-010-0862-2. Epub 2010 Feb 25.

The "Mouzopoulos" sign: a radiographic sign of posterior shoulder dislocation.

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1st Orthopedic Department of Evangelismos Hospital, Sof. Venizelou 23, Ag. Antonios Peristeri Attikis, Athens, 12131, Greece. gmouzopoulos@yahoo.gr

Abstract

Posterior shoulder dislocation is a rare injury and often overlooked. This report describes the composition of the "Mouzopoulos" sign seen in anteroposterior X-ray views of the shoulder and underlines the importance of this sign in the recognition of posterior shoulder dislocation.

PMID:
20182761
DOI:
10.1007/s10140-010-0862-2
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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