Humerus greater tuberosity avulsion injury

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


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
Published: 4th May 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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