- U/S can demonstrate joint effusions and aid in diagnostic procedures
- Shoulder dislocations can be found with SN and SP nearing 100% in both diagnosis and assessing reduction
Pearls and Pitfalls
- Abbasi, S, et al. Diagnostic Accuracy of Ultrasonographic Examination in the Management of Shoulder Dislocation in the Emergency Department. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2013; 62(2):170–175.