Labral Tear

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Clinical History: 
This is a 51 year old female with chronic right hip pain with burning sensation.

Diagnosis:
Labral tear and inferior labrochondral avulsion.

MR Technique:
3.0 T scanner (Siemens Verio) using a body matrix coil anteriorly and a spinal coil posteriorly. Image 1: sagittal T1-weighted TSE image with fat saturation (TR/TE 822/22 ms, scan time 3 min 54 sec, slice thickness 3 mm) after injection of 0.1 mmol/kg of gadolinium chelate; Image 2: coronal T1-weighted TSE with fat saturation (TR/TE 822/22 ms, scan time 3 min 28 sec, slice thickness 3 mm) after injection of 0.1 mmol/kg of gadolinium chelate.

Imaging Findings:
There is an extensive tear of the anterosuperior labrum without a displaced fragment. The tear extends posteriorly.