Casuistry of the Chronic Changes of the Rotator Cuff

A patient with rheumatoid arthritis, latex is positive, III. degree. Pains for several years, a restriction of motility of the shoulder.

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Picture and scheme of the damage of the rotator cuff, notice also a notching of the head of the humerus at rheumatoid arthritis

videosequence of the damage of the rotator cuff

 

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Picture and scheme of chronic changes of the rotator cuff in the transversal section, notice the constriction, effusion of the rotator cuff

 

X-ray picture

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X-ray picture notice the destruction of the head of the humerus visible in the X-ray