supraspinatus syndrome


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Related to supraspinatus syndrome: painful arc, 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.

supraspinatus syndrome

[-spīnā′təs]
pain and tenderness involving the supraspinatus tendon of the arm, restricting abduction of the shoulder.

supraspinatus syndrome

The painful arc syndrome-a condition in which pain occurs when the arm is moved in the arc between about 45 and 160. The pain is caused by inflammation of the tendon of the supraspinatus muscle.