Chronic rotator cuff rupture with osteoarthritis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Aggravating shoulder pain, restricted motion

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Female

Large defects of the rotator cuff with retraction of the supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendons and severe muscular atrophy. High-riding humeral head contacting the under-surface of the acromion leading to osteoarthritis. Signal voids within the effusion (secondary osteochondromatosis).

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Case information

rID: 17008
Published: 8th Mar 2012
Last edited: 10th May 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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