Glenoid fossa fracture

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Fall with two week of pain.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Fracture of the anterior glenoid. AC joint osteoarthritis. Alignment is normal.


Fracture of the anteroinferior glenoid fossa. Minimally displaced fracture through the tip of the coracoid process.

Case Discussion

Glenoid fractures are uncommon, accounting for ~10% of scapular fractures

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 45384
Published: 24th May 2016
Last edited: 14th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.