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A 55-year-old patient presents with right shoulder pain and weakness after a posterior shoulder dislocation that has not improved with physical therapy. Physical examination reveals significant pain with passive ROM and significant rotator cuff weakness. Figure A is the current MRI of the right shoulder. Which structure is most likely injured based on the current imaging findings?
Anterior inferior glenohumeral ligament
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A 62-year-old woman presents with chronic shoulder pain. On physical exam, she has anterior shoulder pain and her symptoms are reproduced with provocative testing of the biceps including supination against resistance and forward flexion of the shoulder against resistance. Internal and external rotation are painful, but her range of motion is intact. Shoulder radiograph and MRI images are shown in Figures A-E. Which of the following statements is true regarding the patient's condition?
Her clinical examination is most consistent with a SLAP tear, which should be repaired.
Her biceps pathology is due to her partial tearing of her subscapularis
She has isolated degenerative biceps tendonosis and an injection may cure her symptoms
She has end-stage rotator cuff arthropathy and should consider a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty
Her subacromial impingement is causing her biceps tendon sheath to be inflamed