Bankart lesion

Case contributed by Varun Babu
Diagnosis certain


Recurrent shoulder dislocation

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Intermediate signal intensity seen in all pulse sequences in the supraspinatus tendon. PD high signal intensity seen in anteroinferior labrum from 3 to 6 o clock.  


Bony depressed 7 mm fracture seen in the anteroinferior glenoid margin. Osteodegenerative changes seen in the posterosuperolateral humeral head. 

Case Discussion

Recurrent anterior dislocation with a torn anteroinferior labrum and associated glenoid bony fracture is a typical case of bony Bankart. There is associated Hill Sach lesion in the posterosuperolateral humeral head. <5% glenoid volume loss in this case. 

This is a typical example of bony Bankart with Hill Sach lesion.

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