Acromial spur

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Shoulder pain

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
X-ray

Acromial spur. Skeletal alignment within normal limits.

Ultrasound

Full thickness partial width supraspinatus tendon tear.

Case Discussion

Acromial spurs are one of the causative factor in rotator cuff tears.

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Case information

rID: 14864
Case created: 1st Sep 2011
Last edited: 20th Oct 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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