|Patient: 49 year old female|
Shoulder pain from exercising. R/O rotator cuff tear.
MRI examination reveals a full-thickness tear of the rotator cuff and supraspinatus best depicted on coronal images(posted above). There is approximately 1 cm retraction of the supraspinatus tendon with associated atrophy of the supraspinatus muscle. No fractures or osseous lesions are identified. There is a large effusion in the subdeltoid bursa communicating with the glenohumeral joint. Type I labral tear is identified on coronal images. The biceps tendon anchor remains adequately positioned. There is significant effusion, and distension of the biceps tendon sheath. There is a type II acromion present.
Referring Physician: Peggy Bolks, DC
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Case Number: 4401116Last Updated: 2011-09-24 The reader is fully responsible for confirming the accuracy of this content.
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