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April 2, 1892

REPORT OF THE SURGICAL CLINICS,Held at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, before the Students of the Western Pennsylvania Medical College,

JAMA. 1892;XVIII(14):415-420. doi:10.1001/jama.1892.02411180007001b

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[Reported by E. E. Wible, M.D., a member of the Graduating Class.]

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There is lengthening of the arm in all the forms except the subclavicular; in the subglenoid there is the most lengthening, which is about an inch. In a fracture of the humérus, the depression below the acromion is not so marked as in luxation.

Calloway's test is to measure with a tape-line the circumference of the shoulder, passing the tape through the axilla and over the acromion process of each scapulae, when it would be found that the injured shoulder would measure about an inch more than the sound one. This was said by Mr. Calloway to be an infallible test. There is one exception to this test, that is in a fracture of the neck of the scapula; but it is a very rare form of fracture. Dugas' test is to put the hand

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