Musculotendinous infraspinatus rupture and shoulder weakness

Melissa C. Lipford, Jeffrey R. Bond, Scott P. Steinmann, Neeraj Kumar

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Abstract

We report a patient with bilateral simultaneous onset of weakness of shoulder lateral rotation due to musculotendinous infraspinatus rupture that occurred after shoulder steroid injections. Disruption of the musculotendinous junction of the infraspinatus is a rare recently described entity. Electromyography is normal, and magnetic resonance image findings are characteristic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-97
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical neuromuscular disease
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011

Keywords

  • infraspinatus
  • musculotendinous
  • steroids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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