International Journal of Rheumatology / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

Reliability Exercise for the Polymyalgia Rheumatica Classification Criteria Study: The Oranjewoud Ultrasound Substudy

Table 3

Overall agreements for normal and pathologic shoulders.

StructurePathologyOverall agreement normal shoulderOverall agreement pathologic shoulder

Biceps tendonTenosynovitis100%75%
Subdeltoid bursaBursitis87.5%87.5%
Glenohumeral jointSynovitis/effusion at posterior joint space75%75%
Glenohumeral jointSynovitis/effusion at axillary recess75%100%
Subscapularis tendonComplete rupture100%100%
Partial rupture87.5%100%
Supraspinatus tendonComplete rupture 100%87.5%
Partial rupture83.3%70.8%
Infraspinatus tendonComplete rupture100%100%
Partial rupture87.5%100%
Rotator cuffImpingement87.5%100%
Acromioclavicular jointOsteoarthritis (osteophytes)62.5%41.6%
Humeral headErosion83.3%70.8%
Axillary arteryVasculitis100%100%
Arteriosclerotic plaques100%75%
Stenosis 50%100%100%

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