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What does this shoulder mri mean?

What does this shoulder mri mean?
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No fractures anywhere

You have tendinosis--inflammation and thickening of the supraspinatus muscle tendon which is part of the rotator cuff--a collection of muscles around the shoulder

Impingement syndrome refers to that tendon being a little stuck in its sheath

And the glenohumeral chondromalacia refers to some arthritis in the shoulder joint itself

I don't see any surgical condition anywhere in this

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Customer reply replied 26 days ago
I should not expect shoulder surgery?

No--you need physical therapy for this and possibly a cortisone injection, but there's nothing there that needs surgical repair

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