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Isolated long-head triceps brachii tendon avulsion in a surfer detected at MR imaging

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We report a case of a rare isolated avulsion of the long head of the triceps tendon detected at magnetic resonance (MR) examination occurring in a 35-year-old male surfer. Isolated long-head triceps tendon avulsions have rarely been reported and, to our knowledge, the MR findings have not previously been described in the world literature.

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Clifford, P.D., Posada, A. & Hancock, C.R. Isolated long-head triceps brachii tendon avulsion in a surfer detected at MR imaging. Skeletal Radiol 38, 77–80 (2009).

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