biceps tendon

biceps tendon

A major tendon of the shoulder which attaches to the superior part of the glenoid capsule and serves as one of 2 points of origin for the biceps muscle; the BT angles inferiorly 10º to 15º from the horizontal to exit through the interval between the subscapularis and supraspinatus.
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When you sustain a SLAP lesion, your superior labrum detaches from the biceps tendon. This is termed a SLAP lesion because it is an injury to the Superior Labrum both Anterior (in front) to Posterior (behind) the biceps tendon.
On physical exam, the patient had swelling and tenderness over the distal biceps tendon with a questionable palpable defect.
CATALANS Dragons winger Jodie Broughton is facing another lengthy lay-off with a ruptured biceps tendon.
To find out the relationship of Biceps tendon thickness with Rotator cuff thickness at different stages of functional recovery.
* Partial volume averaging with fluid in biceps tendon sheath/subscapularis bursa.
Tigers star Miguel Cabrera ruptured his biceps tendon Tuesday and is done for the season.
The quantitative measurement for calculating the signal intensity of the healing tissue was defined as the signal-to-noise quotient (SNQ), where LHBT is the long head of the biceps tendon.
Rupture of the proximal biceps tendon represents about 90% of all biceps ruptures, which almost exclusively involve the long head of the biceps.
Tuberculosis involving the biceps tendon has been reported, but the tendons were still intact and could be treated with drugs and surgical debridement [1,2].
The MSKUS features included the type of tendon involvement, type of tear (partial or complete), width of the tendon, existence of bursal fluid, existence of biceps tendon fluid, and any calcifications.