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Impingement syndrome: When the rotator cuff tendon becomes inflamed and thickened, it may get trapped under the acromion. Squeezing of the rotator cuff ... more about Impingement syndrome.
Impingement syndrome: A condition characterised by pathologic changes resulting in the impingement of components of the shoulder joint. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Impingement syndrome is available below.
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When the rotator cuff tendon becomes inflamed and thickened, it may get trapped under the acromion. Squeezing of the rotator cuff is called impingement syndrome. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers about Shoulder Problems: NIAMS)
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