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(AANA) exists to promote the knowledge of arthroscopic surgery in order to improve upon the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculo-skeletal system.
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|A Patient's Guide to Labral Tears
The shoulder is a ball and socket joint. The socket of the shoulder is surrounded by a ring of soft tissue, called the labrum.
The normal labrum is a smooth ring of tissue that surrounds the socket of the shoulder. Labral tears are often caused by a direct injury to the shoulder, such as falling on an outstretched hand.
|A normal labrum (red arrows) encircling the socket, or glenoid. The biceps tendon (black arrow) attaches to the top portion of the labrum.|
Symptoms of a Labral Tear:
Type I Labral Tears
|A Type I labral tear. The red arrow points to fraying
of the labral tissue. The labrum is still attached to
Type II Labral Tears:
|A detached, or Type II labral tear, before repair (left) and after repair (right).|