Chronic rotator cuff tear with arthropathy

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Painfully restricted motion of the right upper arm.

Patient Data

Age: 76
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Reduced acromiohumeral interval distance in keeping with a complete rotator cuff tear. Superior subluxation of the humeral head in the glenoid. Degenerative change between the acromion and humeral head. 

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Case Information

rID: 16244
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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