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Rotator cuff tears clinical radiographic and US findings

Location: http://radiographics.rsna.org/content/25/6/1591.long

Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain. Clinical and radiographic findings can suggest the presence of a rotator cuff tear. The most sensitive clinical findings are impingement and the "arc of pain" sign. Radiographic findings are usually normal in the acute setting, although the "active abduction" view...
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Rotator Cuff Tears Rarely Heal Themselves Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/738279

Full-thickness rotator cuff tears tend to increase in size over time and rarely heal without surgery, researchers from Israel report in the February 10th online issue of The American Journal of Sports Medicine.
"Full-thickness rotator cuff tears tend to increase in size in about half of patients aged 60 years or...
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Rotator cuff Tears Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/rotator_cuff_tears

rotator cuff anatomy:
- frequency of tear:
- diff dx of cuff tears;: (partial rotator cuff tear)
- etilogy of tear:
- impingement syndrome: (75%)
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Supraspinatus Tendinitis eMedicine Sports

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic124.htm

Supraspinatus tendonitis is often associated with shoulder impingement syndrome. The common belief is that impingement of the supraspinatus tendon leads to supraspinatus tendonitis (inflammation of the supraspinatus/rotator cuff tendon and/or the contiguous peritendinous soft tissues), which is a known stage of shoulder impingement syndrome (stage II) as described originally by...
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The clinical utility of ultrasonography for rotator cuff disease, shoulder impingement syndrome and subacromial bursitis

Location: http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/188_01_070108/awe10534_fm.html

Periarticular shoulder disorders are common in clinical practice, and diagnosis is often difficult. Medicare statistics indicate that between 2001 and 2006 the use of diagnostic shoulder ultrasonography increased significantly. Rotator cuff disease, shoulder impingement syndrome and subacromial bursitis are among the most common diagnoses reported on shoulder ultrasonography. Shoulder ultrasonography...
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