Hill-Sachs lesion - illustration

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
Diagram

Illustration of the posterior surface of the shoulder showing a subcoracoid dislocation of the humeral head, with impaction of the anterior glenoid rim into the posterior humeral head. 

Case Discussion

With a Hill-Sachs lesion, the anterior glenoid rim acts as a hatchet, impacting the posterior surface of the humeral head to create the "hatchet deformity".

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Case information

rID: 65796
Published: 23rd Jan 2019
Last edited: 24th Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Palmer College of Chiropractic

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