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Traumatic Rupture of the Posterior Deltoid Tendon During Weightlifting: A Case Report and Review of Literature
  • Brent Sanderson,
  • Michael Bogard,
  • Reza Jazayeri
Brent Sanderson
Community Memorial Health System
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Michael Bogard
Community Memorial Health System
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Reza Jazayeri
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
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Abstract

Deltoid tendon rupture is an infrequent injury. We report on a young active white male who sustained a humeral sided deltoid avulsion tendon rupture while attempting a 450-pound barbell shoulder shrug. Early surgical fixation and a progressive rehabilitation program provided successful short and long-term outcomes in our young active patient.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

03 Dec 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
08 Dec 2020Assigned to Editor
08 Dec 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Dec 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
12 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
14 Dec 2020Editorial Decision: Accept