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But it’s my Shoulder!

Author: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM
Peer-Reviewer/Final Editor: Mark Hopkins, MD, CAQ-SM

Patient is a 55 year old male presenting to the ED with right shoulder pain. He states the pain has been ongoing for several weeks and worsening over time. He does not have any point areas of pain, but describes it as more diffuse. There are no aggravating or relieving factors. 

Image 1. Plain radiograph of the right shoulder. Case courtesy of Jeremy Jones,, rID: 47583


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