Thickened bursa mimicking tendon

Full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture with bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect

Clinical information

Shoulder pain

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture with bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect

Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect longitudinal
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect longitudinal
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect longitudinal
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect longitudinal
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect transverse
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect transverse
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect transverse
Bulging of the tendon caused by fluid trapped in the defect transverse

The same patient with a full thickness supraspinatus tendon rupture after moving the arm. There is now volume loss of the tendon.

Full thickness tendon rupture longitudinal
Full thickness tendon rupture longitudinal
Full thickness tendon rupture longitudinal
Full thickness tendon rupture longitudinal
Full thickness tendon rupture transverse
Full thickness tendon rupture transverse
Full thickness tendon rupture transverse
Full thickness tendon rupture transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 54
  • Body part: Shoulder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System