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Table 1 Incidence of Long Head of Biceps Tendon Types by Arthroscopic Findings

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

  Incidence (%)
Type I (normal) 47.6% (430/554)
Type II (hypertrophic) 3.4% (19/554)
Type III (partial tear < 50%) 15.4% (85/554)
Type IV (partial tear > 50%) 3.4% (19/554)
Type V (complete) 0.2% (1/554)