Is This A Simple Rotator Cuff Tear? - Page #3
 

Lab Studies:
None

Other Studies:
Plain Radiograph: Case Photo #1
Plain radiograph of the left shoulder demonstrated: Mild AC joint degenerative changes, old post-traumatic ossific density in the superior AC joint, anterior acromial spur, irregularity in prominence of the greater tuberosity, and an os acromiale.

MRI: Case Photo #2Case Photo #3Case Photo #4
MRI of the left shoulder demonstrated a high-grade partial tear of the supraspinatus at the insertion to the greater tuberosity, an anterior acromial spur, possible antero-inferior labral pathology, and an os acromiale.

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