painful arc syndrome

su·pra·spi·na·tus syn·drome

pain on elevating arm and tenderness on deep pressure over the supraspinatus tendon; due to pressure of an injured or inflamed tendon or inflamed subacromial bursa coming into contact with the overlying acromial process when the arm is elevated over the shoulder level.

su·pra·spi·na·tus syn·drome

pain on elevating arm and tenderness on deep pressure over the supraspinatus tendon; due to pressure of an injured or inflamed tendon or inflamed subacromial bursa coming into contact with the overlying acromial process when the arm is elevated over the shoulder level.

painful arc syndrome

An inflammatory disorder of a tendon or BURSA around the shoulder joint in which pain occurs when the arm is lifted between 45 and 160 from the side of the body. The condition can be relieved by local injections of corticosteroid drugs.