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Shoulder impingement

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

Shoulder impingement describes a group of conditions characterized by the entrapment of musculoskeletal soft tissue within the shoulder, which primarily results in pain. The catching of the affected structures may be structural and/or functional in etiology 2.

Types of shoulder impingement include 1,2:

See also

Article information

rID: 66031
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS)

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