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Sub-Acromial Bursa

  • Paul Harwood
  • Peter V. Giannoudis
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Abstract

Sub-acromial impingement syndrome that has failed to respond to more conservative measures. The patient will have trouble with overhead activities and classically describes a painful arc of motion between 60° and 120° of abduction. This may manifest as a painful block to abduction due to excessive discomfort. There will usually be cuff tenderness palpable just anterolateral to the tip of the acromion.

Keywords

Rotator Cuff Humeral Head Rotator Cuff Tear Suspected Infection Posterolateral Corner 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic SurgeryLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeedsUK
  2. 2.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK

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