Humerus greater tuberosity avulsion injury

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou


Shoulder pain and limited abduction following trauma

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Avulsion of the greater tuberosity of the humerus associated with complete rupture of supraspinatus tendon, deltoid muscle and other rotator cuff muscle edema, subacromial subdeltoid bural fluid collection and shoulder joint effusion.

Case Discussion

Greater tuberosity fracture, rotator cuff tear, and anterior labral tear.

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Case information

rID: 22925
Case created: 4th May 2013
Last edited: 6th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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