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what is a slap tear?

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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
Shoulder labrium: Posterior and superior labrium tear to the shoulder. Usually a degenerative tear of the shoulder joint.
Dr. James Flanagan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 48 years experience
SLAP tear: This is a tear of the glenoid labrum(cartilage lip around the socket of the shoulder).

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