Effect of compression on the interpretation of pathology

Small full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture Compression shows the volume loss and cortical irregularity

Clinical information

Shoulder pain

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Small full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture Compression shows the volume loss and cortical irregularity

Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse

Less compression shows the small full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture better but does not demonstrate the volume loss well

Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal

Small full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture transverse

Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 66
  • Body part: Shoulder

Created with

  • Hitachi Ultrasound System