Hill-Sachs lesion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Two episodes of shoulder dislocation in the previous month.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Hill-Sachs lesion of the left humerus.


Hill-Sachs lesion of the left humerus.

Case Discussion

Hill-Sachs lesions are a posterolateral humeral head compression fracture. This is demonstrated on both the radiograph and subsequent ultrasound scan.

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Case information

rID: 14015
Published: 15th Jun 2011
Last edited: 13th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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