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Regional Pain Syndromes

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All the following are causes of painful arc syndrome at the shoulder except



A Supraspinatus tendonitis

B Subacromial bursitis

C Fradure of the greater tuberosity

D Rupture of the biceps tendon

Ans. D

Rupture of the biceps tendon

a. Painful arc syndrome in which there is pain in the shoulder and upper arm during the mid-range of glenohumeral abduction.

Other cause being minor tears in the supraspinatus tendon, calcification of the supraspinatus tendon. In all these condition the space between the upper end of the humerus and the acromion gets compromised so that during mid-abduction the tendon of rotator cuff gets nipped between the tuberosity and acromion

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