Anomalous insertion of the pectoralis minor tendon at the greater tuberosity


We present a case of ectopic insertion of the whole tendon of the pectoralis minor muscle associated with impingement syndrome. Based on this case, we performed a review of the literature focused on the association between this ectopic tendon insertion and anterior shoulder pain.

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Ruiz Santiago, F., Ruiz Tristán, A. & Butani, P. Anomalous insertion of the pectoralis minor tendon at the greater tuberosity. J Ultrasound 23, 407–410 (2020).

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  • Pectoralis minor muscle
  • Ultrasonography
  • Shoulder