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Shoulder: Rotator Interval
B.J. Manaster, MD, PhD, FACR; Catherine C. Roberts, MD
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Coracohumeral ligament (CHL)
    • Superior glenohumeral ligament (SGHL)
    • Long head, biceps tendon (LBT)

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Internal Contents

      • Other

        ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

        • Imaging Recommendations

          • Imaging Pitfalls

            CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

            • Clinical Importance

              Selected References

              1. Gyftopoulos S et al: Rotator cable: MRI study of its appearance in the intact rotator cuff with anatomic and histologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 200(5):1101-5, 2013
              2. Buck FM et al: Long biceps tendon: normal position, shape, and orientation in its groove in neutral position and external and internal rotation. Radiology. 261(3):872-81, 2011
              3. Nakata W et al: Biceps pulley: normal anatomy and associated lesions at MR arthrography. Radiographics. 31(3):791-810, 2011
              4. Krief OP: MRI of the rotator interval capsule. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 184(5):1490-4, 2005
              5. Morag Y et al: MR arthrography of rotator interval, long head of the biceps brachii, and biceps pulley of the shoulder. Radiology 235(1):21-30, 2005
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              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Coracohumeral ligament (CHL)
                • Superior glenohumeral ligament (SGHL)
                • Long head, biceps tendon (LBT)

              IMAGING ANATOMY

              • Overview

                • Internal Contents

                  • Other

                    ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      • Imaging Pitfalls

                        CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                        • Clinical Importance

                          Selected References

                          1. Gyftopoulos S et al: Rotator cable: MRI study of its appearance in the intact rotator cuff with anatomic and histologic correlation. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 200(5):1101-5, 2013
                          2. Buck FM et al: Long biceps tendon: normal position, shape, and orientation in its groove in neutral position and external and internal rotation. Radiology. 261(3):872-81, 2011
                          3. Nakata W et al: Biceps pulley: normal anatomy and associated lesions at MR arthrography. Radiographics. 31(3):791-810, 2011
                          4. Krief OP: MRI of the rotator interval capsule. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 184(5):1490-4, 2005
                          5. Morag Y et al: MR arthrography of rotator interval, long head of the biceps brachii, and biceps pulley of the shoulder. Radiology 235(1):21-30, 2005