Eichenholtz classification has not been validated for charcot shoulder
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A 62-year-old female presents with chronic shoulder pain. She denies any recent or remote history of trauma or infection. A radiograph is provided in Figure A. Which of the following is the most common cause of her findings?
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A 50-year-old wheelchair-bound male with a history of traumatic spinal cord injury presents with 6 months of progressive, painless left shoulder weakness and decreased range of motion. He is afebrile and CBC, ESR, and C-reactive protein levels are normal. A radiograph is shown in Figure A. Early management should include:
cervical spine MRI
repeat ESR, C-reactive protein, CBC
emergent open reduction and internal fixation
emergent irrigation and drainage