Long head biceps tendinopathy

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Pain with tender biceps groove.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Abnormal thickening with diffuse increased signal of the long head biceps tendon anchor (LHBT) well seen at the PD fat sat images. Minimal amount of fluid signal in the tendon sheath. Minimal filling of the subscapularis rescess. Os acromiale also present with mild hyperintensity across the synchondrosis. 

Case Discussion

Abnormally thickened LHBT with increased signal suggestive of tendinopathy.

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Case information

rID: 60865
Published: 6th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Zagazig University Hospital

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