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Signs & Symptoms Orthopedics

Shoulder Fracture
Signs and Symptoms

Signs of a shoulder fracture after a specific event include:

  • Extreme pain when moving the arm
  • Swelling around the shoulder
  • Skin abrasions

UCSF Health medical specialists have reviewed this information. It is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. We encourage you to discuss any questions or concerns you may have with your provider.