Supraspinatous tendon tear

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

60 / F. Pain and restricted abduction - right shoulder 6 mths.

Modality: Ultrasound

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Case Discussion

USG - Non-visualization of right supraspinatous tendon is noted at normal site. For comparision left cuff was examined shows normal supraspinatous tenon.

Retracted tendon was 15 mm away from insertion site.

Large effusion was noted in subcoracoid bursa.

Small bony spur was noted from lateral aspect of acromian.

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Case Information

rID: 12576
Case created: 18th Dec 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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