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Middle Glenohumeral Ligament Abrasion Causing Upper Subscapularis Tear

Brady, Paul C
Grubbs, Heather
Adams, Christopher R
Published in Arthroscopy Techniques. 2017, vol. 6, no. 6, p. e2151-e2154
Abstract The middle glenohumeral ligament (MGHL) typically contributes partially to the anterior stability of the shoulder. In a very limited number of cases, the MGHL can cause abrasion on the upper edge of the subscapularis causing persistent pain symptoms for patients. The condition is exacerbated by internal rotation of the arm. In this Technical Note, we describe this entity and call it the SAM lesion (Subscapularis Abrasion from the MGHL). We present a technique of addressing this lesion.
PMID: 29349011
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BRADY, Paul C et al. Middle Glenohumeral Ligament Abrasion Causing Upper Subscapularis Tear. In: Arthroscopy Techniques, 2017, vol. 6, n° 6, p. e2151-e2154. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:102157

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