Surgical treatment and rerupture

Displaced fixation material after repair of a rotator cuff rupture

Clinical information

Pain. Patient had a cuff repair years ago

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Displaced fixation material after repair of a rotator cuff rupture

Displaced fixation material in a fluid filled bursa
Displaced fixation material in a fluid filled bursa
Displaced fixation material in a fluid filled bursa
Displaced fixation material in a fluid filled bursa
Displaced fixation material in a fluid filled bursa
Displaced fixation material in a fluid filled bursa
Complete absent supraspinatus tendon
Complete absent supraspinatus tendon

There is a full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture with fluid in the bursa and an irregular humeral head contour

One fixation screw is displaced, the other is still in place

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 72
  • Body part: Shoulder

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