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Falls or violent strains are necessary to produce this luxation.

As a rule, the reduction of this form of luxation is not difficult.

When luxation does occur, irreparable injury is usually done.

What is a simple, and what is a complicated Dislocation or Luxation?

A dislocation or luxation is a persistent displacement of the opposing ends of the bones forming a joint.

He was taken to the hospital, where, fortunately, Mr. White immediately reduced the luxation.

According to Moller, luxation is generally due to excessive flexion of the scapulohumeral joint.

Luxation of the femur is observed in old emaciated animals that are worked on slippery pavements.

The deep cotyloid cavity renders disarticulation difficult and luxation does not often take place.

This form of luxation is also the one usually seen following debilitating diseases such as influenza and pneumonia.

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