This case comes from Dr. Moustafa Hafez. This is a 51 year-old male who complains of pain in the anterior and middle aspects of the left non-dominant shoulder 1 month after using his arm to push something laterally in abd ER position. Pain is 4-5/10 and increases to 6 at night, radiating to the left arm. Associated with weak and painful elevation and painful depressing of the arm.
Patient presents with right proximal humerus avascular necrosis (AVN) following a history of left proximal humerus AVN. The patient and her family are concerned regarding the etiology of her multi-joint AVN, and want to find a specialist with a particular interest in AVN. What are her options?
Isolated Myotendinous Rupture of the Long Head of the Biceps
March 26, 2019
A "World's Strongest Man" competitor presents to clinic with a proximal biceps rupture after lifting a 420 pound atlas stone in a qualifying competition. Given the limited number of similar examples found in the literature, what are his options?