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Rupture of the biceps

Rupture of the biceps: Introduction

Rupture of the biceps: a biceps rupture involves a complete tear of the main tendon that attaches the top of the biceps muscle to the shoulder. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Rupture of the biceps, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Rupture of the biceps:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Rupture of the biceps. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

  • Tendonitis
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Chronic microtrauma
  • Excessive loading
  • Rapid stress upon the tendon
  • Persistent cubital bursitis
  • Forceful extension of the elbow
  • Rapid flexion and adduction of the arm
  • more causes...»

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Detailed list of causes of Rupture of the biceps

The list below shows some of the causes of Rupture of the biceps mentioned in various sources:

  • Chronic microtrauma
  • Excessive loading
  • Forceful extension of the elbow
  • Overuse
  • Persistent cubital bursitis
  • Rapid flexion and adduction of the arm
  • Rapid stress upon the tendon
  • more causes...»

How Common are these Causes of Rupture of the biceps?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Rupture of the biceps. Of the 10 causes of Rupture of the biceps that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 10 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Rupture of the biceps:

The following list of conditions have 'Rupture of the biceps' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Medical Conditions associated with Rupture of the biceps:

Upper arm symptoms (7 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Trauma-related symptoms (724 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes)

Symptoms related to Rupture of the biceps:

Muscle tear, Excessive exercise

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