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Arthroscopic Treatment of Isolated Teres Minor Tendon Tear: A Case Report
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 18, Issue 3,  2015, pp.159-161
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/cise.2015.18.3.159
 Title & Authors
Arthroscopic Treatment of Isolated Teres Minor Tendon Tear: A Case Report
Lee, Se-Won; Park, Sang-Eun; Park, Min-Gyu; Ji, Jong-Hun;
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Arthroscopic repair of an isolated teres minor tendon tear without associated shoulder joint pathology has not been reported in the literature. We report on a case of isolated teres minor tendon tear after trauma. The patient complained of severe shoulder pain and progressive limited range of motion 4 months after the injury. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a full-thickness tear of the teres minor tendon at its musculotendinous junction and arthroscopic repair was performed. At 2 years follow-up, satisfactory clinical and radiological outcomes were observed with return to pre-injury level. Here, the authors report this case and provide a review of literature.
Teres minor tear;Musculotendionus junction;Arthroscopic repair;
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