Combination of Glenohumeral Arthritis and Tenovaginitis of the Long Head of the Biceps

A patient with rheumatoid arthritis cured by double combination of MTX 7,5 mg per week and Plaquenil 400 mg per week, in a complete remission. She comes because of an acute pain of the shoulder with typical problems (see subjective and objective symptoms of glenohumeral arthritis).

 

Ultrasound finding of Arthritis of the Glenohumeral Articulation and Tenovaginitis of the Long Head of the Biceps at Rheumatoid Arthritis

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picture and scheme of exudative tenosynovitis of the long head of the biceps at rheumatoid arthritis combined with glenohumeral arthritis

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scheme and picture of a comparison of the healthy side and the side with tenovaginitis of the long head of the biceps combined with glenohumeral arthritis  in the transversal section at the same patient

 

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scheme and picture of the axillary section on the articular capsule with synovitis of the glenohumeral articulation  at a patient with rheumatoid arthritis distance 8,1mm, combined with tenosynovitis of the long head of the biceps

 

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scheme and picture of the axillary section of the glenohumeral articulation a comparison of the healthy side and the side with synovitis of the glenohumeral articulation at a patient with rheumatoid arthritis combined with tenovaginitis of the long head of the biceps.

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picture and scheme of the axillary section of the healthy side distance 1,8 mm at a patient with synovitis of the glenohumeral articulation at rheumatoid arthritis combined with tenosynovitis of the long head of the biceps