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Bucket Handle Type Fracture of the Glenoid
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 6, Issue 1,  2003, pp.80-84
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/CiSE.2003.6.1.080
 Title & Authors
Bucket Handle Type Fracture of the Glenoid
Shin, Sang-Jin; Kim, Sung-Jae; Kang, Ho-Jung;
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We report a patient with an anterior dislocation of the shoulder with uncommon bucket handle type fracture of the anterior glenoid fossa with intact glenoid labrum. The fracture fragment was displaced into the posterior aspect of the glenohumeral joint resulting in prevention of reduction of the shoulder. Excellent fixation was obtained with suture anchors and bioabsorbable interfragmentary screws. This allowed stable range of motion exercises, optimizing the patient`s functional outcome.
glenoid fossa fracture;anterior dislocation;shoulder;
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