Items tagged “rotator cuff tear”
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Cartilage interface sign
Cartilage interface sign, also referred to as double cortex sign, refers to the sonographic presence of a thin markedly hyperechoic line at the interface between the normally hypoechoic hyaline articular cartilage of the humeral head and an abnormally hypoechoic supraspinatus tendon. This arises...
Geyser sign (shoulder)
The geyser sign may occur in some cases of long-standing rotator cuff tear and advanced degenerative change of the shoulder. Clinical presentation It may present as a pseudotumor above the AC joint. Pathology Chronic rotator cuff degenerative change and full-thickness tearing leads to insta...
Biceps pulley injury
Biceps pulley injuries can be challenging and difficult to diagnose. They can be missed during open and arthroscopic examination, and therefore have sometimes been referred to as a “hidden lesions”. Pathology Anterior extension of supraspinatus tendon tears may involve the rotator interval cap...