A woman in her late 50s had shoulder pain and weakness of her left shoulder after a failed cuff repair.
She desired a reverse total shoulder. At surgery there was an intact subscapularis but absent supraspinatus and infraspinatus.
Her sequential Grashey views are shown here
1.4 months post op
Comment: The post operative views suggest incomplete seating of the base plate, which may have subjected the screws to bending forces leading to their failure from fatigue.
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