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I have been diagnosed with "large full-thickness retracted

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I have been diagnosed with "large full-thickness retracted rotator cuff tear involving supraspinatus which measures 2cm in sagittal dimension with 3.3cm of retraction". What does this mean?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
what are your symptoms?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
This means you have a full muscle tear in the rotator cuff
It has 4 muscles. One is totally torn
You may try physical therapy first but it probably needs surgery