Atraumatic deltoid rupture with massive rotator cuff tear amenable to primary repair

Atraumatic deltoid rupture with massive rotator cuff tear amenable to primary repair

Ruptures of the deltoid muscle tendon are rare injuries that are infrequently reported in the literature. Although these can occur with trauma, prior shoulder surgery or steroid injections, the most frequent presentation of deltoid muscle tendon rupture is atraumatic in nature and typically seen in patients with a history of massive rotator cuff tear (RCT).

Source: Healio

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