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Inferior and middle glenohumeral ligament tears

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Shoulder dislocation the day before.

Patient Data:

Age: 49
Gender: Female
Race: Caucasian

There is complete disruption of the posterior portion of the inferior gleohumeral ligament (IGL tear) with extensive haemorrhage in the axillary region. The MGL also can't be identified and there is diffuse bleeding in the region of the antero-souerior capsule and the rotator interval. Slight medial subluxation of the long biceps head tendon in the proximal sulcus.

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