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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-15

Sonographic evaluation of painful shoulder and its comparison with clinical diagnosis

1 Department of Orthopaedics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (DMIMS), Wardha, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (DMIMS), Wardha, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Suresh Vasant Phatak
Department of Radio-Diagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha - 442 001, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jdmimsu.jdmimsu_52_18

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Objective: To study sonographic findings in cases of painful shoulder and to compare this with the clinical diagnosis made by physical examination.Materials and Methods: This is a prospective observational study of all patients visiting our hospital with painful shoulder. This study was conducted at AVBRH hospital, Sawangi, Wardha, from March 2016 to July 2018. Results: Sensitivity of physical examination with respect to ultrasonography was low with overall sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive vaue, and negative predictive value found were 65.38%, 77.78%, 89.47%, and 43.75%, respectively. Conclusion: Sonography of shoulder joint is more sensitive than clinical examination in cases of painful shoulder.

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