Shoulder magnetic resonance imaging.

  title={Shoulder magnetic resonance imaging.},
  author={Lida Chaipat and William Palmer},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={371-86, v}
MRI provides excellent soft tissue contrast and allows for multiplanar imaging in anatomic planes. Because of these advantages MRI has become the study of choice for imaging of shoulder pathology. Some structures, such as the rotator cuff, humeral head contour, and glenoid shape, are evaluated well with conventional MRI. When more sensitive evaluation of the labrum, capsule, articular cartilage, and glenohumeral ligaments is required or when a partial-thickness rotator cuff tear is suspected… CONTINUE READING
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