Humeral greater tuberosity avulsion fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Left shoulder pain since a seizure episode.

Patient Data

Age: 32-year-old
Gender: Male

There is an avulsion fracture of the greater tuberosity at the site of supraspinatus attachment. The remainder of the bony structures are unremarkable.

Case Discussion

This case illustrates an avulsion fracture through the greater tuberosity after a fall in consequence of a seizure episode. 

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Case information

rID: 45279
Case created: 19th May 2016
Last edited: 22nd May 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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