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Can a torn muscle cause free fluid?

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Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Torn muscle: A torn muscle bleeds and that is a fluid. Actually mostly water. So simple answer is yes.
Answered on Sep 3, 2013

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Not likely: It would depend on the size and location of the tear, but it seems awfully unlikely.
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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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