Saturday, February 24, 2007

VizD Answer 2/23/2007

Congratulations to Glen, he was the first person to submit the correct answer to this week's VizD.

To view Glen's answers, click here and go to the comments link.

Glen is the winner of $5.

A 41-year-old woman presents to the emergency department after being thrown off her bicycle while riding in the street. She complains of pain in her right arm with an inability to move it.

1. What is the name of this condition?
2. Name 2 complications of this condition?
3. What is the most common mechanism for this injury?

1. Luxatio Erecta (Inferior Shoulder Dislocation)
2. a) Axillary nerve injury b) Rotator cuff injury c) Axillary artery thrombosis d) adhesive capsulitis
3. Hyperabdction

The next VizD will be posted on Monday February 26

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1 comment:

Adam said...

Glen, please send an email to so that we can arrange receipt of your $5.