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Table 1 MRI findings for each patient

From: Missed fractures of the greater tuberosity

Patients Affected/Dominant limb Duration of follow-up (months) Interval from initial injury to diagnosis Referral Associated injury at MRI Type of primary injury Treatment Complications Worker claim compensation OSS
1 R/R 9 months 12 days Secondary None Fall from scaffold nonoperative, plus 1 glenohumeral joint injection Stiffness at 6 weeks post-treatment, resolved at the final follow up No 41
2 L/R 8 months 3 days Primary None Rugby nonoperative No No 46
3 R/R 8 months 67 days Secondary Partial thickness supraspinatus tear Patagonian twister nonoperative plus 1 glenohumeral joint injection 3 months after injury Stiffness at 3 months post-treatment, resolved at the final follow up No 31
4 L/R 8 months 60 Days Secondary None Rugby army nonoperative plus 1 glenohumeral joint injection 3 months after injury Stiffness 3 months post-treatment, resolved at the final follow up No 45
5 R/R 12 months 42 days Secondary None Fall nonoperative No No 31
6 R/R 15 months 28 days Secondary None Direct fall on the right shoulder while cycling nonoperative No No 46
7 R/R 11 months 8 days Primary Subscapularis tear Fall down steps nonoperative No No Abroad
8 L/R 8 months 8 days Primary None Fall nonoperative No No Declined
9 R/R 10 months 3 weeks Primary None Fall on ice nonoperative No No Abroad
10 R/R 44 months 3 months Secondary None Fall playing soccer nonoperative Post-traumatic impingement managed with subacromial decompression No Abroad
11 R/R 10 months 8 weeks Secondary None Motocycle road traffic accident nonoperative No No 30
12 R/R 46 months 2 months Secondary None Fall while skiing nonoperative Post-traumatic impingement managed with subacromial decompression No 48
13 L/L 6 months 3 months Secondary None Fall while skiing nonoperative No No 17
14 R/R 17 months 3 weeks Primary None Bicycle road traffic accident nonoperative No No 38
15 L/R 18 months 5 weeks Secondary None Bicycle road traffic accident nonoperative No No 44
16 L/R 3 months 1 day Primary None Fall down stairs nonoperative No No 46
17 R/R 20 months 4 months Secondary None Fall from ladder nonoperative Post-traumatic impingement managed with subacromial decompression No 35