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SLAP Tear (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear)
SLAP Tear (Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior Tear) - Carolina Spine and Hand
This condition is a tear of the labrum in the shoulder joint. The labrum is a ring of cartilage around the shoulder socket that stabilizes the head of the humerus. A SLAP tear occurs at the point where the biceps tendon attaches to the labrum.