POLPSA lesion

POLPSA lesion is defined as posterior labrocapsular periosteal sleeve avulsion. It occurs when an Intact posterior scapular periosteum and posterior labrum becomes stripped off leading to redundant recess .



Impingement of  humeral head on to posterior labrum and capsule due to recurrent subluxation or posterior dislocation.


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rID: 25883
Sections: Gamuts, Pathology
Tags: stub, cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • POLPSA lesions
  • Posterior labrocapsular periosteal sleeve avulsion
  • POLPSA lesion
  • Posterior labrocapsular periosteal sleeve avulsion lesion

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