Anterior labroligamentous periosteal sleeve avulsion (ALPSA)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


MRI performed after reduced anterior shoulder dislocation.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

The labral-ligamentous complex is displaced medially, rolling up itself underneath intact periosteum. The labrum is still attached to the capsule, but avulsed from the glenoid.

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Case information

rID: 14145
Published: 2nd Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Oct 2015
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