Long head of biceps tendon dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right shoulder pain, abduction weakness for a few weeks.

Patient Data

Age: about 45 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Symptomatic side : Medial dislocation of long head biceps tendon is noted with intact subscapularis tendon.

Bilateral shallow ( < 3 mm depth ) bicipital groove is noted.

No dislocation of long head biceps tendon is noted on asymptomatic side.

Case Discussion

Bilateral shallow ( < 3 mm depth ) bicipital groove is noted.

Symptomatic side : Medial dislocation of long head biceps tendon with intact subscapularis tendon.

Asymptomatic side : No dislocation of long head biceps tendon

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Case Information

rID: 26967
Case created: 16th Jan 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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