Adhesive capsulitis: role of MR imaging in differential diagnosis

  title={Adhesive capsulitis: role of MR imaging in differential diagnosis},
  author={David O' Connell and Ravi Padmanabhan and Rachelle Buchbinder},
  journal={European Radiology},
The purpose of this study was to describe and characterize the MR imaging findings in a group of patients who underwent surgery for adhesive capsulitis. Twenty-four MR imaging studies in 24 consecutive patients with clinical evidence of adhesive capsulitis were performed prior to arthroscopic capsulotomy. There were 17 women and 7 men with a mean age of 53.5 years. Images were scrutinised for changes in the synovium particularly in the rotator interval, around the biceps anchor and axillary… CONTINUE READING


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