Acetabular labral tear

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

A professional soccer player had to pause training for painfully limited left hip movement. X-rays, ultrasound and MRI were inconclusive. An MR arthrogram was prescribed.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

The MR arthrogram showed contrast entering an extensive cleavage tear of the acetabular labrum. There was no labral dislocation but massive degeneration.

Case Discussion

The MR arthrogram showed contrast entering an extensive cleavage tear of the acetabular labrum. There was no labral dislocation but massive degeneration.

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Case Information

rID: 13826
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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