glenoid labrum


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glenoid labrum

a fibrocartilaginous collar that deepens and expands the glenoid cavity.

gle·noid la·brum

(glē'noyd lā'brŭm)
Soft tissue lip around the periphery of the glenoid fossa that widens and deepens the shoulder joint to aid in the achievement of stability.
See also: acetabulum

glenoid labrum

The ring of fibrocartilaginous tissue around the glenoid cavity on the scapula. It deepens and increases the congruency of the articulating surface.
Synonym: glenoid ligament; glenoid lip
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A magnetic resonance arthrogram (MRA) was requisitioned to identify the severity of damage to the glenoid labrum and to rule out any other intra-articular pathology.
The glenoid labrum is a bumper of cartilage that surrounds the shoulder joint and is pear-shaped.
8) the repair of the glenoid labrum was performed according to the SCOI technique described by Snyder et al, (9) and using 3 metal threaded suture anchors (3.
Static stabilizers include the glenoid labrum and glenohumeral ligaments.
Various disorders or pathology may contribute towards this pain, such as subacromial impingement syndrome, rotator cuff pathology and/or lesions of the glenoid labrum (Feleus et al 2008).
Approximately five weeks post initial evaluation, the patient underwent right suprascapular nerve release and extensive debridement of the glenoid labrum and bursa.
The short head arises by a thick flattened tendon from the apex of the coracoid process and the long head arises from the supraglenoid tuberosity at the upper margin of the glenoid cavity, and is continuous with the glenoid labrum.
The descriptions of the origin of the long head of the biceps brachii tendon (LHBBT) in the majority of texbooks texts and in anatomical works show disagreements, in special, as the relationships of the tendon with the glenoid labrum of the scapula.
The transducer is angled and elevated to show the contours of the posterior glenoid rim, posterior glenoid labrum and humeral head.
Similar to the glenoid labrum, the acetabular labrum deepens the articular surface by extending the border of the osseous acetabulum.