Open Access Case Report Article ID: GJMCCR-4-155

    Corticoid Injection for Subacromial Impingement Syndrome Treatment

    Manh Nguyen Huu, Dung Tran Trung*, Thanh Ma Ngoc, Quyet Tran, Trinh Le Khanh, Hanh Tran Thi My and Dat Tran Tien

    Objective: Evaluate the treatment result of corticoid injection for subacromial impingement syndrome Patients and method: 30 patients with shoulder pain for at least 3 months, diagnosed subacromial impingement syndrome, excluded rotator cuff tear and labral lesion. A single injection into subacromial space with Methylprednisolone acetate 40 mg. Evaluate the result with VAS and Constant score.

    Results: Pre-injection average VAS is 8,4 ± 1, 25; Post-injection VAS is 2,6 ± 1,12; Pre-injection average Constant score is 44,1 ± 9,32. Post-injection average Constant score is 61,2 ± 10,34. The difference between pre-injection and post-injection results is signifi cant with p < 0,05.

    Conclusion: Corticoid to subacromial space results in improving symptoms of pain and functional shoulder joint.

    Keywords: Subacromial impingement syndrome; Corticoid injection

    Published on: Nov 15, 2017 Pages: 80-82

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-5282.000055
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