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Arthroscopic Decompression of an Inferior Paralabral Cyst of the Shoulder in an Elderly Patient: A Case Report
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  • Journal title : Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow
  • Volume 18, Issue 4,  2015, pp.266-268
  • Publisher : Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • DOI : 10.5397/cise.2015.18.4.266
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Arthroscopic Decompression of an Inferior Paralabral Cyst of the Shoulder in an Elderly Patient: A Case Report
Kim, Ju-Oh; An, Ki-Yong; Bong, Hwang-Se; Lee, Kyu-Jung; Min, Woong-Bae;
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The widespread use of diagnostic radiography, especially using magnetic resonance imaging, has helped to increase the diagnosis of paralabral cysts in patients with chronic shoulder pain. These paralabral cysts are frequent in the anterior, the superior, and the posterior compartment of the shoulder joint but are rare in the inferior compartment. Paralabral cysts in the shoulder appear particularly in men in their third and fourth decades but rarely in elderly patients. We report a case of an inferior paralabral cyst in an elderly patient whom we treated through arthroscopic decompression.
Shoulder;Cyst;Arthroscopy;Cystoreduction surgical procedures;
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