Coracoid process fracture
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H/o road traffic accident. The radiograph and CT scan showed a coracoid process fracture. Referred to check rotator cuff integrity.
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Fracture of the mid part of the coracoid process with 3 mm displacement.
The symptomatic supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscle bellies with fatty infiltration (increased echogenicity) and volume loss. The infraspinatus muscle is more affected.
The asymptomatic supraspinatus and infraspinatus muscle bellies show a normal echo pattern.
Fracture of the coracoid process with the intact rotator cuff. However, there is atrophy and fatty infiltration involving supra- and infraspinatus muscle bellies.