Complete tear of supraspinatus tendon

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Shoulder pain and limited movement of uprising the arm

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

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
Published: 8th May 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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