II. Imaging: XRay as First-Line Imaging Modality

III. Imaging: Second-Line Imaging Modalities

  1. Shoulder MRI (MRA significantly increases Test Sensitivity and Specificity)
    1. Rotator Cuff Tear (esp. under age 40 years old)
    2. Shoulder Labral Tear (Shoulder Instability)
  2. Shoulder Ultrasound
    1. Rotator Cuff Tear (esp. over age 40 years old)
    2. Biceps tendon Tenosynovitis
  3. Shoulder CT
    1. Severe Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis with erosions
    2. Glenohumeral bone loss related to Shoulder Instability
    3. Occult ShoulderFracture
    4. Bony tumors in Shoulder region

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