Rotator cuff tear

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Referred for right shoudler ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Patient referred for right shoulder US which showed full thickness tear (not uploaded).

Left asymptomatic shoulder was examined for comparision which shows

  • full thickness tear of left supraspinatus
  • subacromial-subdeltoid bursitis
  • an ossified body in long head biceps tendon

Shoulder Ultrasound

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Case information

rID: 14119
Published: 30th Jun 2011
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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