SLAP lesion

SLAP le·sion

(slap lē'zhŭn)
Acronymic term for the traumatic tear of the superior part of the glenoid labrum that begins posteriorly and extends anteriorly [superior labrum, anterior-posterior].
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SLAP lesion, rotator cuff injuries, biceps tendon injuries and any engaging Hill Sach's lesion were ruled.
The type II SLAP lesion has been the most clinically important superior labral pathology, and the management of this lesion has been a controversial topic in the sports medicine and shoulder surgery literature.
Type I SLAP lesion is a partial tear and degeneration to the superior labrum where the edges are rough and frayed, but the labrum is not completely detached.
Uniquely, our patient demonstrated an absence of the concomitant pathologies usually associated with the neuropathy: he lacked a displaced labral tear, SLAP lesion, cystic changes around the labrum, or a retracted distal rotator cuff tendon.
Eoin Morgan is fit to resume in the middle order, having had an operation on a SLAP lesion in his shoulder which became apparent at the start of the NatWest Series victory at home to India in October.
Batsman Eoin Morgan has been unavailable since the first match of England's one-day international series at home to India in September, because of a SLAP lesion shoulder injury which required an operation.
Nick Peirce, said: "After seeing a specialist today it has been confirmed that Eoin will require surgery to his right shoulder with the likelihood of repairing a chronic SLAP lesion.
The key to a successful procedure is correlating the symptoms to the abnormalities seen on examination and on the imaging studies (MRI) and correcting the underlying problem, be it a rotator cuff tear, SLAP lesion, or arthritis.
Sehwag picked up the injury, a slap lesion or labrum (shoulder blade) tear, during the 2009 IPL, and did not play a single game during the World Twenty20 in England.
It turns out that he has a SLAP lesion in his right shoulder and will undergo surgery shortly.