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Lesser tuberosity avulsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Fall on ground - 1 day. Shoulder pain - weakness. O/E - Subscapularis weak.

Patient Data

Age: about 50 yrs
Gender: Male
X-ray

Radiograph - True AP  ( AP oblique ) standing view - A bone density is noted overlying gleno-humeral joint.  A lucency is noted in humerus - donor site.

Ultrasound

US - Defect at lesser tuberosity / subscapularis insertion site. Retracted bone flake could not be localized due to retraction under coracoid.

MR - done later to check retraction and  subscapularis tendon ( Not uploaded, no copy right ).

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Case information

rID: 23490
Published: 19th Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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