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Frozen shoulder. Coloured sagittal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan through the left shoulder of a patient with a partial tear in the supraspinatus tendon. Injury to this tendon results in stiffness and difficulty in raising the arm, a condition known as a frozen shoulder. Treatment depends on the exact cause, but can include physiotherapy and anti-inflammatory drugs.
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