Total rotator cuff rupture

Rupture of the biceps tendon, the subscapulatis, supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendon with effusion and synovium in the bursa. The teres minor tendon is intact. There is fatty atrophy of the muscles except the teres minor muscle.

Clinical information

Pain and impaired function in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Rupture of the biceps tendon, the subscapulatis, supraspinatus and infraspinatus tendon with effusion and synovium in the bursa. The teres minor tendon is intact. There is fatty atrophy of the muscles except the teres minor muscle.

Absent cuff and fluid filled bursa transverse
Absent cuff and fluid filled bursa transverse
Absent cuff and fluid filled bursa transverse
Absent cuff and fluid filled bursa transverse
Fluid filled bursa longitudinal
Fluid filled bursa longitudinal
Fluid filled bursa and posterior labrum
Fluid filled bursa and posterior labrum
Empty bicipital groove and thick synovium in the bursa transverse
Empty bicipital groove and thick synovium in the bursa transverse
Empty bicipital groove and thick synovium in the bursa transverse
Empty bicipital groove and thick synovium in the bursa transverse
Intact teres minor tendon
Intact teres minor tendon
Intact teres minor tendon
Intact teres minor tendon

Total rotator cuff rupture

Fatty atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle but not the teres minor muscle
Fatty atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle but not the teres minor muscle
Fatty atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle but not the teres minor muscle
Fatty atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle but not the teres minor muscle
Atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle
Atrophy of the infraspinatus muscle
Normal teres minor muscle
Normal teres minor muscle

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 77
  • Body part: Shoulder

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System