Kim's lesion: an incomplete and concealed avulsion of the posteroinferior labrum in posterior or multidirectional posteroinferior instability of the shoulder.

@article{Kim2004KimsLA,
  title={Kim's lesion: an incomplete and concealed avulsion of the posteroinferior labrum in posterior or multidirectional posteroinferior instability of the shoulder.},
  author={S H Kim and K Ha and J R Yoo and Kyu Cheol Noh},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 7},
  pages={712-20}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to report a new clinical entity of posterior instability of the shoulder and the results of its treatment. TYPE OF STUDY Case series. METHODS The Kim's lesion, which is an incomplete and concealed avulsion of the posteroinferior labrum, was arthroscopically identified in 15 patients who presented with posterior or multidirectional posteroinferior instability. Patients were treated by arthroscopic labroplasty and capsular shift. At a minimum follow-up… CONTINUE READING
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