Rotator cuff interval tear

Case contributed by Dr Amr Farouk


22 year old patient with history of shoulder dislocation 1 year ago with persistent shoulder pain

Patient Data

Age: 22 year old
Gender: Male

The rotator cuff interval capsule between the supraspinatus and subscapularis show edematous changes with related fluid collection and interruption of the coraco-humeral ligament at its mid portion

Disruption of antero-inferior glenoid labium showing linear abnormal high signal near its base with blunted related underlying bony glenoid. The posterolateral aspect of the humeral head shows focal trabecular depression with underlying cystic bright fluid signal.

Case Discussion

Rotator cuff interval tear with coraco-humeral ligament disruption.

Torn anterior glenoid labium with posterolateral aspect humeral head osseous contusion representing sequela of anterior shoulder dislocation (Bankart and Hill Sach's lesions).

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Case information

rID: 57554
Published: 1st Jan 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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