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Superior Glenoid Labrum SLAP Lesions Wheeless

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Description: efers to a detachment lesion of the superior aspect of glenoid labrum, which serves as the insertion of long head of biceps;
- relatively common injury in throwing atheletes, but may most commonly occur in patients who have fallen or who have received a blow on the shoulder
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
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