Subacromial impingement

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Painful left shoulder with limitation of motion

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Reduced subacromial distance with thickened coracoacromial ligament indentig the supraspinatus tendon which appears thickened with areas of high signal of its distal portion. Mild effusion is seen in the subacromial bursa.

Acromioclavicular osteoarthritis is noted.

Case Discussion

MRI appearances of supraspinatus tendinopathy on a background of subacromial impingement with bursitis. 


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Case information

rID: 72423
Published: 3rd Dec 2019
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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