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].
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
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.
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.
Any intraarticular pathology is addressed, such as a partial undersurface rotator cuff tear or SLAP lesion.
He has also included pictures of the surgery he had for, er, "primary post traumatic slap lesion of the antero-superior portion of the labrum.
Clinically, differential diagnosis of a SLAP lesion requires careful objective testing, as well as careful interpretation of the findings.
1) Several years later, Snyder and coworkers described a superior glenoid labral lesion that "begins posteriorly and ends anteriorly," and coined the term SLAP lesion.
The second part of this article describes the shoulder biomechanics and injuries that occur during the deceleration phase of the pitch, including posterior instability, isolated rotator cuff tears, the SLAP lesion, and the Bennett lesion, a lesion peculiar to baseball players.