Biceps Tendon Rupture Diagnosed by Physical Examination and Bedside Ultrasonography in the Emergency Department

Yildirim A., AKDUR O., Balci S., Beggi H.

JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS, vol.6, no.4, pp.78-80, 2015 (ESCI) identifier


Introduction: A complete tear of the proximal long head of biceps tendon is a rare clinical condition that is caused by direct or indirect trauma. We report the case of a patient with a proximal long-head biceps (PLHB) rupture diagnosed by bedside ultrasonography (BUS) and physical examination in the emergency department (ED).