Postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis.

  title={Postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis.},
  author={Brent P Hansen and Charles L Beck and Elizabeth P Beck and Robert W Townsley},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={35 10},
BACKGROUND Recent reports have noted the appearance of postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis. Although this devastating process has been identified, no cause has been directly identified. HYPOTHESIS A cause of postarthroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis will be associated with a specific factor (ie, implanted device, surgical technique, etc), and this factor can be identified by a review and comparison of cases seen in the senior author's office. STUDY DESIGN Case series; Level of… CONTINUE READING


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