Glenoid dysplasia

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Right shoulder pain after repetitive shoulder posterior dislocation.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Female


CT right shoulder

Axial CT demonstrates moderate posterior glenoid dysplasia.

The glenoid cavity is flat and the angle of the glenoid version is 8 ° (V.N. 0°-5°).

Unrecognizable glenoid defects or Hill Sachs injuries.


MRI arthrography

Axial CT arthrography demonstrates moderate posterior glenoid dysplasia with labral hypertrophy.

Normal rotator cuff tendons and clb.


The patient has been subjected to Laterjet reverse intervention with bone graft of the iliac crest (operational report).


postoperative control x-ray

Case Discussion

Glenoid dysplasia is a bone deficiency of the postero inferior glenoid rim, with secondary hypertrophy of the adjacent cartilage or labrum.


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