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GLENOID LABRUM MRI SIMPLIFIED 3: Buford Complex (not complex at all)

In this third part of Glenoid Labrum MRI Simplified we look at the Buford Complex. If you have not seen Part 1 and Part 2 please look at those posts before reading this. Definition: Absent anterosuperior labrum, with a thick middle glenohumeral ligament. MRI APPEARANCE The image below shows a comparison of the normal appearance …

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GLENOID LABRUM MRI SIMPLIFIED 2: Are you normal or not?

The problem: Many normal labral variants get called tears. How do we differentiate a normal labral variant from a tear? The solution: Normal labral variants occur in specific areas of the glenoid labrum. Understand their typical location and you will not confuse them with tears. If you havent read the first post on the classification …

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GLENOID LABRUM MRI SIMPLIFIED PART 1: There’s a Pear in There

The problem: A lot of the difficulty people have in reporting shoulder MRI and particularly the glenoid labrum is in having a clear understanding of the MRI anatomy. This leads to confusion in differentiating normal glenoid labrum variants from labral tears and SLAP tears. The solution: The humble pear. Only a few dollars a kilo …

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