Bucket Handle Type Fracture of the Glenoid

Bucket Handle양상의 관절와 골절 - 증례보고-

Shin, Sang-Jin;Kim, Sung-Jae;Kang, Ho-Jung

  • Published : 2003.06.01


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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