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impingement sign


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An indicator of an impingement syndrome of the shoulder. An intense pain is felt when the patient's arm is held straight out in front and pushed upwards (i.e. when the greater tuberosity of the humerus is pushed upwards against the inferior aspect of the acromion process of the scapula).

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.


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