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A comprehensive review of the normal, abnormal, and post-operative MRI appearance of the proximal biceps brachii

Jeffrey Rosenthal, My-Linh Nguyen, Spero Karas, Michael Gottschalk, Charles Daly, Eric Wagner, Adam D Singer
Skeletal Radiology 2020 March 26
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The biceps brachii myotendinous unit, particularly the long head of the biceps tendon and its labral attachment, is a common cause of shoulder and arm pain. Its complex anatomy and normal variations can present a challenge when interpreting MR images. The purpose of this manuscript is to review the proximal biceps anatomy, variants, pathology, and post-operative appearance as seen on MRI. Recent data regarding the accuracy of clinical examination and MRI will be summarized.

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