Perthes lesion

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Recurrent anterior dislocation of the shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

MRI arthrogram right shoulder

Detachment of the anterior glenoid labrum in the 3-6 o'clock position with stripped periosteum intact. Presence of Hill-Sachs lesion at the external margin of the humeral head. Normal rotator cuff tendons and long head of biceps.

Case Discussion

In case of a Perthes lesion, there is labral avulsion in the 3-6 o' clock position, with detachment - but not avulsion - of the periosteum.

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Case information

rID: 61688
Published: 14th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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