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A 30-year-old male asked:

Mri shoulder marked synovitis with patchy areas of subchondral bone marrow edema at the glenohumeral joint; findings of a hill-sachs deformity. help!

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
Dislocation: Sounds like you have had a dislocation of the shoulder. See a shoulder specialist and follow their advice.
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Dr. David Dang
Radiology 15 years experience
? prior dislocation: A hill-sachs deformity refers to an impaction injury to the back side of the humeral head & is a sign of a prior dislocation of the shoulder. Glenohumeral joint synovitis and bone edema are nonspecific. This could be from prior trauma or arthritis.
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Last updated Nov 5, 2015

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