Chapter

Biceps

Philip M. Ahrens

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.004004

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Biceps

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LHB pathology is a commonn cause of anterior shoulder pain

Clinical evaluation and diagnostic imaging are both imprecise

Isolated biceps pathology may be present in the younger athlete

Degenerative biceps pathology is often associated with rotator cuff pathology

Failure to treat concomitant LHB pathology is a cause for surgical failures in many other shoulder conditions

Chapter.  3395 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery

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