Bennett lesionA posteroinferior glenoid-rim enthesophyte arising at the site of insertion of the posterior band of the inferior glenohumeral ligament complex, which is seen in athletes that use overhead throwing movements—e.g., baseball pitching, jai alai, cricket.
Posterior labral injury, posterior instability, anterior labral abnormalities. Posterior capsule and labral injuries have been reported in 36% and 86% of shoulders with posterior instability respectively.
Posterior impingement of the humeral head on the glenoid rim, with posterior capsular avulsion secondary to traction on the posterior band of the inferior glenohumeral complex.
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Bennett,Edward H., Irish surgeon, 1837-1907.
Bennett fracture - fracture dislocation of the first metacarpal bone at the carpometacarpal joint.
Bennett nail biopsy
Bennett posterior shoulder approach
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