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Related to Bankart lesion: Slap lesion
a tear of the anterior glenoid labrum accompanying detachment of the inferior glenohumeral ligament from the glenoid margin.
Bankart lesionAn avulsion fracture of the anteroinferior glenoid labrum, often accompanied by an anterior dislocation of the humeral head; the detachment of the inferior glenohumeral ligament complex from the inferior glenoid, accompanied by stretching of the remaining fibers, leads to shoulder laxity.
Bankart lesionOrthopedics Shoulder instability due to detachment of the inferior glenohumeral ligament complex from the inferior glenoid, which is often accompanied by stretching of the remaining fibers, leading to shoulder laxity. See Position. Cf Beach chair position.
Ban·kart le·sion(bangk'ărt lē'zhŭn)
Avulsion or damage to the anterior lip of the glenoid fossa when the humerus slides forward in an anterior dislocation.
Bankart,Arthur S.B., English surgeon, 1876-1951.
Bankart lesion - related to shoulder dislocation.
Bankart procedure - surgical repair of Bankart lesion.
Bankart shoulder repair set