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Fig. 2 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Fig. 2

From: Accuracy of MRI in diagnosing intra-articular pathology of the long head of the biceps tendon: results with a large cohort of patients

Fig. 2

Classification of the long head of the biceps tendon by arthroscopic findings. a Type I, Normal tendon. b Type II, Hourglass-shaped hypertrophic tendon with extension of fraying into bicipital groove. c Type III, Partial tear or fraying involving less than 50% of tendon width at the intraarticular region without fraying in the bicipital groove. d Type IV, Partial tear involving more than 50% of tendon width and extending into the bicipital groove. e Type V, Complete tear (cutoff) of the tendon

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