What is bankart lesion?

Bankart Lesion

A Bankart lesion is an injury of the anterior (inferior) glenoid labrum of the shoulder due to repeated (anterior) shoulder dislocation. When this happens, a pocket at the front of the glenoid forms that allows the humeral head to dislocate into it. It is an indication for surgery and often accompanied by a Hill-Sachs lesion, damage to the posterior humeral head.

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Bankart Lesion
... A Bankart lesion is an injury of the anterior (inferior) glenoid labrum of the shoulder due to repeated (anterior) shoulder dislocation ... for surgery and often accompanied by a Hill-Sachs lesion, damage to the posterior humeral head ... It is named after Arthur Sydney Blundell Bankart, an English orthopaedic surgeon, who lived from 1879-1951 ...