Complete tear of supraspinatus tendon

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Shoulder pain and limited movement of uprising the arm

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Complete tear of the supraspintus tendon which is retracted medially uncovering the humeral head with subacronial bursal fluid collection. No fatty changes of the muscle could be detected.

Case Discussion

Grade III complete supraspinatus tendon tear with medial tendon retraction.

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Case Information

rID: 36724
Case created: 6th May 2015
Last edited: 7th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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