Inferior and middle glenohumeral ligament tears

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Shoulder dislocation the day before.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

There is a complete disruption of the posterior portion of the inferior glenohumeral ligament (IGL tear) with extensive hemorrhage in the axillary region. The MGL also can't be identified and there is diffuse bleeding in the region of the anterosuperior capsule and the rotator interval. Slight medial subluxation of the long head o the biceps tendon in the proximal sulcus.

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Case information

rID: 16694
Published: 10th Feb 2012
Last edited: 20th May 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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