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brisement forcé

Pronunciation: briz-mon[h]′ fōr-sā′

Definition: Procedure infrequently used to treat frozen shoulder in which a forceful manipulation is performed to restore range of motion that usually results in disruption of adhesions and tearing of the joint capsule.

[Fr. forcible breaking]

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