FIGURE 13.5. A 25-year-old top-ranked professional tennis player sustained a twisting injury to his right hip. (A) Coronal MRI demonstrates evidence of labral pathology (arrow). (B) Arthroscopy reveals extensive tearing of the anterior labrum (asterisk) as well as an adjoining area of grade III articular fragmentation (arrows). (C) The labral tear has been resected to a stable rim (arrows), and chondroplasty of the grade III articular damage (asterisk) is being performed.
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