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Bilateral dislocation of the shoulders due to nocturnal hypoglycaemia.
  1. J. C. Litchfield,
  2. V. Y. Subhedar,
  3. D. G. Beevers,
  4. H. T. Patel
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Dudley Road Hospital, Birmingham, UK.


    A young insulin-dependent diabetic awoke with apparently spontaneous bilateral anterior dislocation of his shoulders. The most likely explanation was nocturnal hypoglycaemia. Similar case reports describing this complication have not been discovered.

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