Glenolabral articular disruption lesion (GLAD)

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Anterior shoulder instability, previous anterior dislocation.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

 

MRI arthrography, left shoulder

Partial tear of anteroinferior labrum with adjacent cartilage damage. It is associated with a lesion of the anterior band of the inferior glenohumeral ligament.

Normal rotator cuff and LHB tendon.

Case Discussion

A superficial tear of the anteroinferior labrum with an adjacent articular cartilage injury. The extent of the injury may vary from a cartilaginous flap tear to a depressed osteochondral injury of the articular cartilage and underlying bone.

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Case information

rID: 55652
Case created: 19th Sep 2017
Last edited: 24th Sep 2017
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