Supraspinatus tendon tear with intramuscular cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right shoulder pain and restricted movements - 2 mths.

Patient Data

Age: 70 yrs
Gender: Female

US - Full thickness tear of supraspinatus tendon.

        Full thickness tear of subscapularis tendon with medial dislocation of long head biceps.

        Fatty infiltration of supraspinatus, infraspinatus, deltoid muscles.  Intact infraspinatus tendon.

        Cyst within supraspinatus.

       Acromian spur.


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Case information

rID: 18012
Published: 31st May 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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