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2021 Apr 30

Int J Surg Case Rep


Double bucket handle tear of the superior labrum in a young patient presented with shoulder instability treated with arthroscopic debridement: A case report.


Alharbi S K, Alahaidib A, Alsowaigh M, Alharbi J, Alahaideb A
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2021 Apr 30; 82:105939.
PMID: 33964716.


The two major etiologies of shoulder superior labral tears anterior to posterior (SLAP) are traumatic and degenerative processes. Bucket handle tears of the superior labrum represent one-third of labral lesions. However, in this article, we present a double bucket handle tear which has been reported once in the literature.