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Am J Med. 2005 May;118(5):452-5.

Shoulder impingement syndrome.

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  • 1Vanderbilt Shoulder Center, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine, 2601 Jess Neely Drive, Nashville, TN 37212, USA.

Abstract

Subacromial impingement syndrome is a common cause of shoulder pain. The purpose of this article is to review the clinical presentation, physical examination findings, and differential diagnosis of impingement syndrome. Using an evidence-based approach, we propose an algorithm for the management of subacromial impingement syndrome including indications for nonoperative management, advanced imaging, and operative management.

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