Pitfall

Partial bursal sided supraspinatus tendon rupture that mimicks an intratendinous rupture because there is a huge thickened bursa

Clinical information

Pain and impingement

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Partial bursal sided supraspinatus tendon rupture that mimicks an intratendinous rupture because there is a huge thickened bursa

Bursa longitudinal
Bursa longitudinal
Bursa longitudinal
Bursa longitudinal
Intact tendon and thickened bursa transverse
Intact tendon and thickened bursa transverse
Intact tendon and thickened bursa longitudinal
Intact tendon and thickened bursa longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Coracoacromial ligament impressing the bursa and tendon causing impingement
Coracoacromial ligament impressing the bursa and tendon causing impingement

Huge thickened bursa

Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 45
  • Body part: Shoulder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System