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Bilateral shoulder fracture, dislocation and replacement: a first presentation of epilepsy
  1. Jonathan Richard White,
  2. Altaf Palejwala
  1. Gastroenterology Department, Queens Hospital Burton, Burton-upon-Trent, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jonathan Richard White, whitj{at}

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A 60-year-old gentleman presented with posterior, fracture-dislocations to both of his shoulders, secondary to undiagnosed epilepsy. Simple posterior dislocations are more commonly associated with seizures and so this case demonstrates a highly unusual first presentation. Shoulder x-rays on admission revealed …

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