Hill-Sachs lesion

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis certain


Post-traumatic left shoulder dislocation 1 week ago. Ultrasound for rotator cuff status.

Patient Data

Age: 32 years
Gender: Female

The rotator cuff is intact. There is no bursal or glenohumeral joint effusion. There is a depression in the posterior aspect of humeral head deep to infraspinatus tendon level.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound study of a female patient with a history of recent shoulder dislocation demonstrates a Hill-Sachs lesion with an intact rotator cuff.

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