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Full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture that looks like a partial bursal sided rupture

Clinical information

Pain

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture that looks like a partial bursal sided rupture

Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal normal
Longitudinal normal

In transverse plane the rupture seems to communicate with the articular cartilage

Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse

A second look also shows the communication with the articular cartilage making it a full thickness rupture

Communication with the articular cartilage longitudinal
Communication with the articular cartilage longitudinal
Communication with the articular cartilage longitudinal
Communication with the articular cartilage longitudinal
Communication with the articular cartilage and bursa longitudinal
Communication with the articular cartilage and bursa longitudinal

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 51
  • Body part: Shoulder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System