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The interconnected supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis musculotendinous complexes constitute the rotator cuff and act as the shoulder's primary functional unit. Because of the rotator cuff's crucial role, RC pathology may lead to considerable limitations in daily routine, work, and leisure/sporting activities. [...]we will present an effective search pattern approach to evaluate the rotator cuff on shoulder MRI examinations.
MRI of the shoulder: Rotator cuff J. Scott McMonagle, MD, and Emily N. Vinson, MD L inking the axial trunk and information to guide patient manage- nous junction. The subacromial-sub- upper extremity, the shoulder ment. This review will cover recent lit- deltoid bursa, which usually contains joint plays an imperative role erature regarding RC anatomy and the minimal fluid, if any, drapes over the in most daily activities, allowing us to clinical presentation, evaluation, and supraspinatus muscle and tendon and position our hands in space. Further, the management of RC disease. We will
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