Table 2

Distribution of MRI-detected and ultrasound-detected abnormalities and associated features

MR-detected abnormalitiesn (%)Ultrasound-detected abnormalitiesn (%)
Isolated fluid around tendon: no tendon abnormality14 (11.2)Isolated fluid around tendon: no tendon abnormality8 (25)
Isolated hyperintensity: no morphological abnormality37 (29.6)
Tendinosis without tear44 (35.2)Tendinosis without tear19 (59.4)
Partial tear26 (20.8)Partial tear4 (12.5)
Complete tear4 (3.2)Complete tear1 (3.1)
Total125 (100)Total32 (100)