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A dislocation is the putting out of joint some bone, such
as the elbow or shoulder bone or bones. The bone has slipped out of its
socket. They are called after the joints involved.
General Causes. Blows, sudden contraction of the muscles; also due to
some diseases of the joints.
General Symptoms. There is a deformity at the joint, pain and sometimes
it is not possible to make all the joint movements.
General Treatment. Of course it is to replace the bone, as soon as
possible, before there is much swelling, inflammation and consequent
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