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Superior Labrum Anterior And Posterior Tear
It depends: Your need for surgery depends on what prompted you to get the study that showed the tear. If you have full range of motion, full strength, good shoulder stability, and can do what you want to do with your arm, then the answer is no. If your shoulder shifts on you, and you cannot do things that you want to do because of it, then you should consider having it fixed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I tore my labrum and had a posterior and anterior slap repair. I'm about 4 months post-op and still experience a lot of pain. Should i see my doctor?
Shoulder MRI: What does this mean? Focal bony proliferation w/focal chondral labral separation suspected @ posterior labrum at the 8 o'clock position?
Labral tear: See an experienced shoulder arthroscopist to assess clinical correlation w/ this MRI report.Basically it means you MAY have a labral( cartilage) tear of your shoulder in the 'back' portion ( posterior)of your glenoid( shoulder socket).the possible 'bony proliferation' may be a response to a long- standing labral tear.Clinical Correlation needed! Best of Luck! ...Read more
Does labrum tear from postersuperior 10 o'clock position through superior and anterior labrum down to the anteroinferior 5 o'clock require surgery?
Maybe: If you do not have pain, popping and instability you do not need surgery. If you do, have surgery. ...Read more
Yes: Yes. The labrum may not be fully torn off of the gleaned (or socket). There are many subtleties to this and reasons to have surgery would be for the feeling of the shoulder being unstable. Make sure you are seeing a shoulder trained sports medicine orthopedic specialist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Labrum injury: With a dislocation, a labral injury called a Bankart lesion or a bony Bankart occurs. However, labral injuries can happen from several types of injuries that include falling on an outstretched hand, violent pulls of the shoulder, etc. Here is some information from the AAOS. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00426 http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A006 ...Read more
I have a Bankhart Lesion , as well as Hill~ Sach deformity w/ tear of inferior & anterior inferior glenoid labrum 2 years! Can it be fixed now?
Orthopod: Your orthopedic surgeon ,after careful physical exam and radiographic findings is the only one who can evaluate your situation. ...Read more
What does "globular appearance of the anterior inferior glenoid labrum suggesting chronic tear" mean? "arthgrom of shoulder performed". Also says "no acuteor displaced labral tear is identified".
Complicated but...: Sometimes when things tear, they can ball up and look globular. This often happens when something is chronic in nature. Just remember that the MRI is only one piece of the puzzle. You must correlated what the MRI shows to a good physical examination. Not everything listed on the MRI is always the cause of the pain. I would ask your physician to explain it more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is surgery mandatory for extensive tearing of the anterior & anterosuperior aspect of acetabular labrum extending into superolateral aspect of hip?
Never mandatory. : The indications 4 surgery is first a diagnosis, then if symptomatic ; interferes with ur daily activities, u r the 1 who6 makes the decision 4 surgery. U will b given all the options ; u decide how 2 proceed. What u describe can lead 2 early arthritis, but also all surgery comes with risks. ...Read more
Rotator cuff have bilateral full thickness tear 10mm anterior to posterior and 11 mm medial to lateral is this surgery painful does this mean 2 tears?
They're fixable: We generally think in terms of centimeters - if both shoulders have similar size tears, then they are in the 'small' category, 1-2 cm in size. As long as the tissue quality is good and the mris are recent, they should be repairable, likely arthroscopically. However, the full recovery time is in the 3-6 month range regardless. As for pain, that depends more on the patient than the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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