Geyser sign of rotator cuff tear

Case contributed by Dr SW Figar

Presentation

Query rotator cuff tear.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

Joint fluid communicates with the subacromial-subdeltoid bursa through a full-thickness tear of the anterior supraspinatus, and distends the acromioclavicular joint through disrupted inferior capsular fibres.

Case Discussion

This case nicely demonstrates the geyser sign.

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Case information

rID: 44481
Case created: 22nd Apr 2016
Last edited: 23rd Apr 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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