A Rare Case of Supraspinatus Rupture

A Rare Case of Supraspinatus Rupture

A Rare Case of Supraspinatus Rupture

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A Rare Case of Supraspinatus Rupture

This case report details a traumatic supraspinatus rupture at the musculotendinous junction, including its clinical presentation and the conservative treatment prescribed.

By Francesco Benazzo – April 14, 2014

Authors
Francesco Benazzo, Matteo Marullo, and Luigi Pietrobono
Introduction
Rotator cuff tears are very common injuries, with ruptures generally occurring within the tendon or as an avulsion from the greater tuberosity [1, 2]. Musculotendinous ruptures are common in the upper and lower extremities; ruptures of the rotator cuff through the musculotendinous junction are the exception [3].
We describe a case of traumatic supraspinatus rupture at the musculotendinous junction in a 23-year-old woman, its clinical presentation, and the successful conservative treatment performed

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