Articular sided partial supraspinatus ruptures

Partial articular sided supraspinatus tendon rupture. The rupture communicates with the articular cartilage. There is a cortical irregularity and flattening of the tendon indicating volume loss

Clinical information

Pain

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Partial articular sided supraspinatus tendon rupture. The rupture communicates with the articular cartilage. There is a cortical irregularity and flattening of the tendon indicating volume loss

Flattening of the tendon indicating volume loss
Flattening of the tendon indicating volume loss
Normal intact tendon longitudinal
Normal intact tendon longitudinal
The rupture communicates with the articular cartilage
The rupture communicates with the articular cartilage
There is a cortical irregularity
There is a cortical irregularity

Partial articular sided supraspinatus tendon rupture transverse

Intact tendon transverse
Intact tendon transverse

The same patient has a partial bursal sided supraspinatus tendon rupture on the other side with cortical irregularity and flattening of the distal tendon indicating volume loss

Distal rupture with flattening of the tendon
Distal rupture with flattening of the tendon
Normal intact tendon
Normal intact tendon
Distal rupture with flattening of the tendon
Distal rupture with flattening of the tendon
Area of tendinosis
Area of tendinosis

Partial bursal sided supraspinatus tendon rupture and an area of tendinosis transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 61
  • Body part: Shoulder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System