Locked bucket-handle tear of the anterior labrum causing persistent subluxation of a dislocated shoulder Academic Article uri icon


  • Department of Radiology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UKPersistent subluxation of a dislocated shoulder afterreduction is uncommon. We present a case-report ofpersistent subluxation caused by a locked bucket-handletear of the anterior labrum extending superiorly. This wastreated arthroscopically with resection of the lockedbucket-handle tear and biceps tenotomy, with immediatereduction of the shoulder.

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  • January 1, 2011