Fracture dislocation shoulder in a 3-year old

  • Obang Nugpok
  • Jagdish MenonEmail author
  • P. Satyanarayana
Case Report


An injury involving fracture of the proximal humeral physis along with glenohumeral dislocation in preschool children is a very rare event. We report a 3-year-old girl child with fracture dislocation of the shoulder who was treated successfully with open reduction.


Shoulder dislocation Proximal shoulder fracture Paediatric injury 


Conflict of interest statement

No funds were received in support of this study. No benefits in any form have been or will be received from a commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsJawaharlal Institute of Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)PondicherryIndia

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