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Clinics in Shoulder and Elbow 2014;17(4):194-196.
DOI:    Published online December 31, 2014.
Arthroscopic Treatment of the Intratendinous Ganglion of the Long Head of Biceps Brachii: A Case Report
Jin Man Wang, Woojin Yi, Jin Hyoung Son, Jung Ju Im
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Seoul Red Cross Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gangbuk Yonei Sarang Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Received: 17 June 2014   • Revised: 11 August 2014   • Accepted: 6 September 2014
A ganglion is a benign cystic mass, commonly found around a joint or tendon sheath. It frequently occurs at the wrist, foot, ankle, and knee. Intratendinous ganglion has been rarely reported, and intratendinous ganglion of the long head of biceps brachii is extremely rare. According to our literature review, this is the third case of intratendinous ganglion of the long head of biceps brachii, and the first case of arthroscopic treatment. Therefore we report a case of an arthroscopic treatement for an intratendinous ganglion of the long head of biceps brachii.
Key Words: Shoulder; Ganglion cysts; Biceps tendon; Arthroscopy


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