Seven years after her surgery she presented to us with a painful stiff shoulder and these x-rays showing a locked posterior dislocation and a loose glenoid component.
We wanted to avoid the risks associated with a reverse total shoulder in this setting.
Instead we converted the shoulder to a hemiarthroplasty, which was surprisingly stable and which will enable us to start immediate rehabilitation.
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