Advertisement

Etiopathogenesis of Rotator Cuff Arthropathy

  • Vittorio Candela
  • Daniele Passaretti
  • Stefano Gumina
Chapter

Abstract

In the early 1980s, Neer et al. [1, 2] have coined the term “rotator cuff arthropathy” to indicate a nosological condition characterized by arthritic degeneration of the glenohumeral joint consequent to the massive posterosuperior rotator cuff tear. However, more than a century earlier, Adams [3], in his book on rheumatic gout, and Smith [4, 5] had described cases of shoulder arthropathy characterized by erosion of the upper portion of the humeral head, of the acromion, of the distal third of the clavicle, and of the rotator cuff tear. Codman [6], in his monograph published in 1934, had described the case of a woman, 51 years old, whose shoulder underwent rotator cuff tear, glenohumeral arthropathy, loose bodies, and swelling for the abundant articular synovial fluid.

References

  1. 1.
    Neer CS, Watson K, Stanton F. Recent experience in total shoulder replacement. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1982;64:319–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Neer CS, Craig EV, Fukuda H. Cuff-tear arthropathy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1983;65:1232–1244J.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Adams R. A treatise on rheumatic gout or chronic rheumatic arthritis of all the joints. London: John Churcill & Sons; 1873. p. 91–175.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Smith RW. Observations upon chronic rheumatic arthritis of the shoulder (part I). Dublin Quart J Med Sci. 1853;15:1–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Smith RW. Observations upon chronic rheumatic arthritis of the shoulder (part II). Dublin Quart J Med Sci. 1853;15:343–58.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Codman E. Rupture of the supraspinatus tendon and others lesions in or about the subacromiale bursa. In: Codman E, editor. The shoulder. Boston: Thomas Todd; 1934. p. 478–80.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Galmiche P, Deshayes P. Hemarthrose essentielle récidivante. Rev Rhumat. 1958;25:57–9.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Burman M, Sutro C, Guariglia E. Spontaneous hemorrhage of bursae and joint in the elderly. Bull Hosp Joint Dis. 1964;25:217–39.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Banna A, Hume KP. Spontaneous hemarthrosis of the shoulder joint. Ann Phys Med. 1964;7:180–4.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Shephard E. Swelling of the subacromial bursa: a report on 16 cases. Proc R Soc Med. 1963;56:162–3.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Snook GA. Pigmented villonodular synovitis with bony invasion. A report of two cases. JAMA. 1963;184:424–5.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    DeSeze S, Hubault A, Rampon S. L’épaule sénile hémorragique. L’actualité rhumatologique. Paris: Expansion Scientifique Francaise; 1967. p. 107–15.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Bauduin MP, Famaey JP. A propos d’un cas d’épaule sénile hémorragique. Belge Rhum Med Phys. 1969;24:135–40.Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Jensen KL, Williams GR Jr, Russell IJ, Rockwood CA Jr. Rotator cuff tear arthropathy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1999;81:1312–24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Ecklund KJ, Lee TQL, Tibone J, Gupta R. Rotator cuff tear arthropathy. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2007;15:340–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Burkhart SS. Fluoroscopic comparison of kinematic patterns in massive rotator cuff tears. A suspension bridge model. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1992;284:144–52.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    Collins DN, Harryman DT II. Arthroplasty for arthritis and rotator cuff deficiency. Orthop Clin North Am. 1997;28:225–39.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Hurov J. Anatomy and mechanics of the shoulder: review of current concepts. J Hand Ther. 2009;22:328–42.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Oh JH, Jun BJ, McGarry MH, Lee TQ. Does a critical rotator cuff tear stage exist?: a biomechanical study of rotator cuff tear progression in human cadaver shoulders. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011;93:2100–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    Gotoh M, Hamada K, Yamakawa H, Nakamura M, Yamazaki H, Ueyama Y, Tamaoki N, Inoue A, Fukuda H. Perforation of rotator cuff increases interleukin 1beta production in the synovium of glenohumeral joint in rotator cuff diseases. J Rheumatol. 2000;27:2886–92.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Osawa T, Shinozaki T, Takagishi K. Multivariate analysis of biochemical markers in synovial fluid from the shoulder joint for diagnosis of rotator cuff tears. Rheumatol Int. 2005;25:436–41.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Yoshihara Y, Hamada K, Nakajima T, Fujikawa K, Fukuda H. Biochemical markers in the synovial fluid of glenohumeral joints from patients with rotator cuff tear. J Orthop Res. 2001;19:573–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Reuther KE, Sarver JJ, Schultz SM, Lee CS, Sehgal CM, Glaser DL, Soslowsky LJ. Glenoid cartilage mechanical properties decrease after rotator cuff tears in a rat model. J Orthop Res. 2012;30:1435–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Kramer EJ, Bodendorfer BM, Laron D, Wong J, Kim HT, Liu X, Feeley BT. Evaluation of cartilage degeneration in a rat model of rotator cuff tear arthropathy. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2013;22:1702–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Halverson PB, Cheung HS, McCarty DJ, Garancis J, Mandel N. “Milwaukee shoulder”—association of microspheroids containing hydroxyapatite crystals, active collagenase, and neutral protease with rotator cuff defects. II. Synovial fluid studies. Arthritis Rheum. 1981;24:474–83.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    Dieppe P, Watt I. Crystal deposition in osteoarthritis: an opportunistic event? Clin Rheum Dis. 1985;11:367–92.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Fukuda H, Mikasa M, Ogawa K, Yamanaka K, Hamada K. The partial thickness tear of the rotator cuff. Orthop Trans. 1983;11:237–8.Google Scholar
  28. 28.
    Minagawa H, Yamamoto N, Abe H, Fukuda M, Seki N, Kikuchi K, Kijima H, Itoi E. Prevalence of symptomatic and asymptomatic rotator cuff tears in the general population: from mass-screening in one village. J Orthop. 2013;10:8–12.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Hakim AJ, Grahame R. A simple questionnaire to detect hypermobility: an adjunct to the assessment of patients with diffuse musculoskeletal pain. Int J Clin Pract. 2003;57:163–6.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    Hakim A, Grahame R. Joint hypermobility. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol. 2003;17:989–1004.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Postacchini F, Gumina S. Ultrastructural and histochemical aspects of osteoarthritic cartilage. In: Osteoarthritis. Florence: OIC Medical Press; 1992. p. 189–201.Google Scholar
  32. 32.
    Mankin HJ, Dorfman H, Lippiello L, Zarins A. A biochemical and metabolic abnormalities in articular cartilage from osteo-arthritic human hip II. Correlation of morphology with biochemical and metabolic data. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1971;53:523–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    von Eisenhart-Rothe R, Müller-Gerbl M, Wiedemann E, Englmeier KH, Graichen H. Functional malcentering of the humeral head and asymmetric long-term stress on the glenoid: potential reasons for glenoid loosening in total shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2008;17:695–702.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    Knowles NK, Athwal GS, Keener JD, Ferreira LM. Regional bone density variations in osteoarthritic glenoids: a comparison of symmetric to asymmetric (type B2) erosion patterns. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2015;24:425–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    Simon P, Gupta A, Pappou I, Hussey MM, Santoni BG, Inoue N, Frankle MA. Glenoid subchondral bone density distribution in male total shoulder arthroplasty subjects with eccentric and concentric wear. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2015;24:416–24.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    Kekatpure AL, Sun JH, Sim GB, Chun JM, Jeon IH. Rapidly destructive arthrosis of the shoulder joints: radiographic, magnetic resonance imaging, and histopathologic findings. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2015;24:922–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    Gartsman GM, Roddey TS, Hammerman SM. Shoulder arthroplasty with or without resurfacing of the glenoid in patients who have osteoarthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2000;82:26–34.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. 38.
    Bryant D, Litchfield R, Sandow M, Gartsman G, Guyatt G, Kirkley A. A comparison of pain, strength, range of motion, and functional outcomes after hemiarthroplasty and total shoulder arthroplasty in patients with osteoarthritis of the shoulder: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005;87:1947–56.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. 39.
    Radnay CS, Setter KJ, Chambers L, Levine WN, Bigliani LU, Ahmad CS. Total shoulder replacement compared with humeral head replacement for the treatment of primary glenohumeral osteoarthritis: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2007;16:396–402.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. 40.
    Sandow MJ, David H, Bentall SJ. Hemiarthroplasty vs total shoulder replacement for rotator cuff intact osteoarthritis: how do they fare after a decade? J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2013;22:877–85.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Smith T, Gettmann A, Wellmann M, Pastor F, Struck M. Humeral surface replacement for osteoarthritis. Acta Orthop. 2013;84:468–72.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  42. 42.
    Cvetanovich GL, Chalmers PN, Streit JJ, Romeo AA, Nicholson GP. Patients undergoing total shoulder arthroplasty on the dominant extremity attain greater postoperative ROM. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015;473(10):3221–5. [Epub ahead of print].CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  43. 43.
    Hussey MM, Steen BM, Cusick MC, Cox JL, Marberry ST, Simon P, Cottrell BJ, Santoni BG, Frankle MA. The effects of glenoid wear patterns on patients with osteoarthritis in total shoulder arthroplasty: an assessment of outcomes and value. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2015;24:682–90.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  44. 44.
    Maier MW, Lauer S, Wolf SI, Dreher T, Klotz MC, Zeifang F, Rickert M. Low preoperative constant score is a negative predictive factor for postoperative proprioception after total shoulder arthroplasty in osteoarthritis. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2015;135:171–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  45. 45.
    Steen BM, Cabezas AF, Santoni BG, Hussey MM, Cusick MC, Kumar AG, Frankle MA. Outcome and value of reverse shoulder arthroplasty for treatment of glenohumeral osteoarthritis: a matched cohort. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015;24(9):1433–41. pii: S1058-2746(15)00043-9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  46. 46.
    Samitier G, Alentorn-Geli E, Torrens C, Wright TW. Reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Part 1: systematic review of clinical and functional outcomes. Int J Shoulder Surg. 2015;9:24–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  47. 47.
    Gumina S, Carbone S, Campagna V, Candela V, Sacchetti FM, Giannicola G. The impact of aging on rotator cuff tear size. Musculoskelet Surg. 2013;97(Suppl 1):69–72.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  48. 48.
    Al-Rawi ZS, Al-Aszawi AJ, Al-Chalabi T. Joint mobility among university students in Iraq. Br J Rheumatol. 1985;24:326–31.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  49. 49.
    Larsson LG, Baum J, Mudholkar GS. Hypermobility: features and differential incidence between the sexes. Arthritis Rheum. 1987;30:1426–30.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  50. 50.
    Didia BC, Dapper DV, Boboye SB. Joint hypermobility syndrome among undergraduate students. East Afr Med J. 2002;79:80–1.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  51. 51.
    Seçkin U, Tur BS, Yilmaz O, et al. The prevalence of joint hypermobility among high school students. Rheumatol Int. 2005;25:260–3.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  52. 52.
    Quatman CE, Ford KR, Myer GD, Paterno MV, Hewett TE. The effects of gender and pubertal status on generalized joint laxity in young athletes. J Sci Med Sport. 2008;11:257–63.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  53. 53.
    Cameron KL, Duffey ML, DeBerardino TM, Stoneman PD, Jones CJ, Owens BD. Association of generalized joint hypermobility with a history of glenohumeral joint instability. J Athl Train. 2010;45:253–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  54. 54.
    Wolf JM, Schreier S, Tomsick S, Williams A, Petersen B. Radiographic laxity of the trapeziometacarpal joint is correlated with generalized joint hypermobility. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36:1165–9.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  55. 55.
    Kasper DL, Braunwald E, Fauci AS, Hauser SL, Longo DL, Jameson JL. Harrison’s principles of internal medicine., 16th/e. Part 1: 33–38. ISBN: 978883863929-6. New York: McGraw Hill; 2005.Google Scholar
  56. 56.
    Young A, Walch G, Boileau P, Favard L, Gohlke F, Loew M, Molé D. A multicentre study of the long-term results of using a flat-back polyethylene glenoid component in shoulder replacement for primary osteoarthritis. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011;93:210–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  57. 57.
    Berth A, Pap G. Stemless shoulder prosthesis versus conventional anatomic shoulder prosthesis in patients with osteoarthritis: a comparison of the functional outcome after a minimum of two years follow-up. J Orthop Traumatol. 2013;14:31–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  58. 58.
    Montoya F, Magosch P, Scheiderer B, Lichtenberg S, Melean P, Habermeyer P. Midterm results of a total shoulder prosthesis fixed with a cementless glenoid component. J Shoulder Elb Surg. 2013;22:628–35.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Vittorio Candela
    • 1
    • 2
  • Daniele Passaretti
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stefano Gumina
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Anatomy, Histology, Legal Medicine and OrthopedicsSapienza, University of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.Istituto Chirurgico Ortopedico Traumatologico (ICOT)LatinaItaly
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedics and TraumatologySapienza University of RomeRomeItaly

Personalised recommendations