Posterior ossification of the shoulder: the Bennett lesion. Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

@article{Ferrari1994PosteriorOO,
  title={Posterior ossification of the shoulder: the Bennett lesion. Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment.},
  author={James D. Ferrari and Dudley A. Ferrari and James S Coumas and Arthur M. Pappas},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          171-5; discussion 175-6
        }
}
We report a series of ossific lesions of the posterior inferior glenoid in a group of elite baseball players. We hope to clarify the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of the Bennett lesion. From August 1985 to August 1991, we identified six professional baseball pitchers and one college pitcher with evidence of ossification of the shoulder on plain radiographs, computed tomography, or magnetic resonance imaging. Arthroscopic examination was performed in all cases. All seven players had… CONTINUE READING
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