Double axillary pouch sign

The double axillary pouch sign is a collection of fluid between a torn anteroinferior glenoid labrum and the glenoid rim, giving the appearance of a second axillary pouch.

The sign is seen best with MR arthrography on the coronal view, and is considered by some a very specific sign for an anterior labral tear.

Share article

Article Information

rID: 34242
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Double axillary pouch sign - shoulder

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.