Acromion index

Case contributed by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody

Presentation

Shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
X-ray

The acromion index (AI) is a measurement done in assessing the shoulder on an AP radiograph and is obtained as the ratio between the

GA: distance from the glenoid cavity to the lateral edge of the acromion and

GU: distance from the glenoid cavity to the lateral edge of the humerus

AI= GA/GU

Case Discussion

Acromion index

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Case information

rID: 90425
Published: 16th Jun 2021
Last edited: 9th Jul 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Royal Perth Hospital

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