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Rim rent tear of the supraspinatus tendon

Case contributed by: Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation:

Post-traumatic pain and restricted mobility of he right shoulder.

Patient Data:

Age: 33
Gender: Male
Race: Caucasian
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion:

Rim rent tears are quite common partial or small full-thickness tears at the insertion of the cuff tendons (mostly supraspinatus) into the greater tuberosity, that can be easily overlooked1.

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