Glenoid fractures are usually the result of blunt trauma to the upper extremity. Subtle fractures can be difficult to detect on conventional radiographs; CT may be required for full diagnosis. A special glenoid fracture is termed the Bankart fracture. This consists of fracture of the inferior lip of the glenoid during anterior shoulder dislocation.
| A||Axial CT. This image through the glenoid shows a comminuted intraarticular fracture.|
| B||Axial CT. This also shows the comminuted intraarticular fracture of the glenoid.|
| C||Axial CT. This image shows a Bankart fracture.|
| D||Axial CT. This image demonstrates the anteriorly dislocated humeral head, the source of the Bankart fracture|
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