Items tagged “rotator cuff”

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Calcific tendinitis

Calcific tendinitis (or calcific tendonitis) is a self-limiting condition due to deposition of calcium hydroxyapatite within tendons, usually of the rotator cuff. It is a common presentation of the hydroxyapatite crystal deposition disease (HADD).  Epidemiology Typically this condition affects...
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Rotator cuff

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and their tendons, important in stabilising the glenohumeral joint: supraspinatus: abduction infraspinatus: external rotation teres minor: external rotation subscapularis: internal rotation Other structures that stabilise the glenohumeral joint in...
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Subacromial impingement

Subacromial impingement is by far the most common form of shoulder impingement and occurs secondary to attrition between the coracoacromial arch and the supraspinatus tendon or subacromial bursa. Pathology Aetiology os acromiale type III acromion acromioclavicular degenerative disease thic...
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Ultrasound of the shoulder

Ultrasound of the shoulder is a fast, relatively cheap and dynamic way to examine the rotator cuff and is particularity useful in diagnosing: shoulder impingement shoulder instability rotator cuff disorders The examination requires attention to technique and appropriate patient positioning. ...
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Calcific tendinitis of supraspinatus

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 04 Nov 2009
50% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Supraspinatous tendon tear

Supraspinatous te...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 18 Dec 2010
50% complete
Ultrasound
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Infraspinatus calcific tendinosis

Infraspinatous ca...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 01 Jan 2011
75% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Calcific tendinosis of infraspinatus tendon

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 07 Apr 2011
71% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Calcific tendinosis of supraspinatus tendon

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 07 May 2011
66% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Cartilage interface sign

Cartilage interface sign, also referred to as double cortex sign, refers to the sonographic presence of a thin markedly hyperechoic line at the interface between the normally hypoechoic hyaline articular cartilage of the humeral head and an abnormally hypoechoic supraspinatus tendon. This arises...
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Greater tuberosity of humerus fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 27 Mar 2012
75% complete
Ultrasound
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Infraspinatus calcific tendinosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 09 May 2012
79% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Supraspinatus tendon tear with intramuscular cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 31 May 2012
71% complete
UltrasoundX-ray
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Isolated teres minor muscle fatty infiltration

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 09 Jun 2012
60% complete
Ultrasound
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Subscapularis calcific tendinosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 01 Nov 2012
77% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Calcific tendinosis - rotator cuff

1st : AP view 2nd...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 22 Nov 2012
86% complete
X-rayUltrasound
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Rotator cuff tear

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 12 Apr 2013
74% complete
MRI
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Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 13 Apr 2013
92% complete
MRI
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Rotator cuff (mnemonic)

A handy mnemonic to recall the muscles of the rotator cuff is: SITS Mnemonic S: supraspinatus I: infraspinatus T: teres minor S: subscapularis Recalling this order also helps remembering the insertions of these muscles, with the order being superior, middle and inferior facets of the grea...
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Subscapularis tendon tear

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 16 Jun 2013
69% complete
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