Painful shoulder: comparison of physical examination and ultrasonographic findings.

  title={Painful shoulder: comparison of physical examination and ultrasonographic findings.},
  author={Esperanza Naredo and Pilar Aguado and Eugenio de Miguel and Jacqueline Uson and Lucia Gonz{\'a}lez Mayordomo and Juan Gij{\'o}n-Ba{\~n}os and Emilio Mart{\'i}n-Mola},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  volume={61 2},
BACKGROUND High frequency ultrasonography is an accurate non-invasive imaging technique for evaluating patients with painful shoulder. OBJECTIVE To compare the clinical diagnosis established by a physical examination with high frequency ultrasonographic findings in patients with painful shoulder. METHODS Thirty one consecutive patients with a first flare of shoulder pain were prospectively included in the study. All had a physical examination performed by two blinded rheumatologists… CONTINUE READING

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