Isolated tears of pectoralis minor muscle in professional football players: a case series.

John E. Zvijac, Bashir Zikria, Angie Botto-van Bemden

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Abstract

Our objective is to include pectoralis minor injuries in the comprehensive assessment of differential diagnoses for anterior chest wall pain or medial anterior shoulder pain sustained during blocking activities, which may present in football players. In this article, we report 2 cases of isolated pectoralis minor tears in professional football players and present mechanisms of injury, clinical presentations, appropriate diagnostic studies, and treatments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-147
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.)
Volume38
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2009
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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