Subdeltoid-subacromial bursitis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Pain and limitation of motion in her right shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: 51
Gender: Female

Right shoulder ultrasound

Acute subacromial-subdeltoid bursitis: liquid distending the bursa more than 1.5 mm. The tendon fibers are poorly characterized because the anisotropy.

Case Discussion

The subacromial-subdeltoid bursa is composed of two bursae that lie between the tendons of the rotator cuff and the undersurface of the acromion.

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Case information

rID: 22396
Published: 29th Mar 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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