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Subscapularis bursitis


  • Inflammation of the bursa that is located between the upper and distal portion of the subscapularis tendon and the processus coracoideus and is covered by the pectoralis major muscle.


  • By stretching the pectoralis major it may impinch the inflamed subscapularis bursa, this can provoke a spasm of the pectoralis major.


  • Passive lateral rotation may be painful