Subscapularis tendon tear

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Right shoulder pain, restricted movements - 3 -4 months. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 55 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Long head bicpes tendon - Intact with medial dislocation

Subscapularis tendon - full thickness tear

Supraspinatus tendon - intact, normal

Infraspinatus tenodn - intact, normal

Muscle bellies of supra and infraspinatus - No volume loss, no fatty infiltration.

 

Ultrasound

Asymptomatic left cuff was examined for comparision.

Long head bicpes tendon - Intact with medial dislocation

Subscapularis tendon - full thickness tear

Supraspinatus tendon - intact, normal  ( Image not uploaded )

Infraspinatus tenodn - intact, normal ( Image not uploaded )

Muscle bellies of supra and infraspinatus - No volume loss, no fatty infiltration.( Image not uploaded )

Case Discussion

Findings of bilateral subscapularis tendon tear with medial dislocation of long head biceps tendon.

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Case information

rID: 35365
Case created: 3rd Apr 2015
Last edited: 17th Dec 2015
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