Hill-Sachs lesion - chronic

Case contributed by Andrew Murphy

Presentation

Fall from bed, patient in cervical spine collar.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

No dislocation. Chronic Hill-Sachs deformity at the humeral head. There are corticated osteochondral fragments present at inferior axillary pouch. A cortical irregularity at the inferior glenoid margin is chronic.

Case Discussion

Imaging patients on cervical spine precautions are not simple, a sound knowledge of different radiographic techniques is essential to produce diagnostic images in unfavorable scenarios. The inferior-superior axial projection is a viable option for the immobilized supine patient.

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Case information

rID: 62215
Published: 9th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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