A 38-year-old female asked:
what does rotator cuff tear extends through superior margin mean?
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Top: The rotator cuff are a group of 4 muscles/tendons that help raise your arm up away from your body. Superior refers to the top or upper part of the rotator cuff. So a rotator cuff tear that extends through the superior part of the cuff simply means it is torn and the tear extends through the upper part of the cuff. Don’t hesitate to discuss with your doctor.
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