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Tears of the Acetabular Labrum

Purpose:

To evaluate an athlete for a tear in the acetabular labrum.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

M76.8

Description:

The acetabular labrum is a ring of fibrocartilage that is attached to the acetabulum and that helps to stabilize the femoral head. It may become torn under an excessive load.

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