Shoulder dislocation and bone cyst

Case contributed by Dr Mahmoud Zaki


Recurrent shoulder dislocation

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

There is a well defined cystic lesion seen at the humeral head, having hypointense T1 signal that became hyper-intense at T2 and STIR WIs suggesting simple bone cyst for X-Ray correlation.

There is a bony depression with surrounding bone marrow edema at the upper posterolateral aspect of the humeral head denoting Hill Sach's lesion.

There is a hyperintense line seen at the base of the anterior labrum in STIR sequence suggesting tear of the anterior labrum (Bankart lesion) to be confirmed with MR arthrography.

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Case information

rID: 23459
Published: 17th Jun 2013
Last edited: 19th Sep 2015
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