Articulación del hombro

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Articulación del hombro

La articulación del hombro es una articulación esferoidea y es la de movimiento más libre en el cuerpo. Esta articulación se puede mover en múltiples direcciones, por lo tanto, es menos estable que otras articulaciones y es más susceptible a las lesiones. La dislocación de esta articulación es común y ocurre cuando la parte superior del hueso del brazo se sale de su cavidad.

Articulación del hombro

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  • Last reviewed on 4/12/2012
  • Jacob L. Heller, MD, MHA, Emergency Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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