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Rotator Cuff Impingement Syndrome

Types of Acromion Process 

Allows assessment of acromial morphology
- type 1, a flat acromion 
- type 2, a curved acromion
- type 3, a hooked acromion : majority of rotator cuff tears seen in patients with type-2 or a type-3 acromion 
Here is a patient with osteophytosis on the undersurface of acromion process impinging on the subacromial space.

Rotator Cuff Impingement Syndrome Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Rating: 5

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