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What are the causes of fluid in the shoulder joint and fatty intrusions in the muscles?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Chronic injury: A chronic rotator cuff injury can cause this. If the rotator cuff muscles are not being used they wither and become fatty.

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Last updated Feb 2, 2018

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