Biceps tendon rupture

Ruptured long head of the biceps tendon with absent tendon in the bicipital groove and retracted stump

Clinical information

Felt a snap during lifting a heavy object

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Ruptured long head of the biceps tendon with absent tendon in the bicipital groove an retracted stump

Retracted stump transverse
Retracted stump transverse
Absent tendon in the bicipital groove transverse
Absent tendon in the bicipital groove transverse
Absent tendon in the bicipital groove longitudinal
Absent tendon in the bicipital groove longitudinal
Absent tendon in the bicipital groove longitudinal
Absent tendon in the bicipital groove longitudinal
Retracted stump longitudinal
Retracted stump longitudinal
Retracted stump longitudinal
Retracted stump longitudinal
Retracted stump longitudinal
video

The same patient a few months earlier There is an effusion and synovial thickening in the bicipital groove, but the tendon is intact

Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 55
  • Body part: Shoulder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System