Anterior labral periosteal sleeve avulsion (ALPSA)

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Zaki


Recurrent shoulder dislocation

Patient Data

Age: 23
Gender: Male

There is large amount of joint effusion.

There is an area of bony depression with surrounding bone marrow edema at the upper  posterolateral aspect of the humeral head denoting Hill Sach's lesion.

There is tearing of the anterior labrum with infero-medial displacement  of the anterior labrum suggesting ALPSA lesion.

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Case information

rID: 23562
Published: 23rd Jun 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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