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Table 6 The Most Reliable Diagnostic Sign According to the Lesion Type

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

Lesion Type Diagnostic sign aMRI plane Sensitivity (%)
Type II Alternation of signal intensity Parasagittal 36.8
Type III Alternation of signal intensity Parasagittal 66.7
Type IV Diameter change Axial 82.3
Alteration of signal intensity Parasagittal 76.5
  1. aMRI Magnetic resonance imaging