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Fractures and dislocations of the shoulder girdle 

Fractures and dislocations of the shoulder girdle
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Fractures and dislocations of the shoulder girdle
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Gregoris Kambouroglou

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.012036
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date: 13 December 2019

The function of the girdle is to position the hand in space

The spectrum of injuries range from common and uneventful to rare and life threatening

The functional outcome depends on individual demand, severity of the injury and the presence of complications.

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