A case in which 23 recurrent episodes of anterior dislocation of the shoulder occurred in a 76-year-old woman is presented. Du Toit and Roux staple capsulorrhaphy was used to achieve a stable, functioning shoulder. Recurrent dislocation of the shoulder is a problem of youth. Peak incidence occurs at age 20, after age 70, the incidence of recurrent dislocation of the shoulder is extremely low.1 The surgical treatment of a 76-year-old woman, who suffered 23 documented anterior dislocations of the right shoulder, is discussed and reviewed.
|Number of pages||3|
|State||Published - 1990|