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Soft tissue injuries: 7 Shoulder and elbow
  1. D Limb1,
  2. J Rankine1,
  3. J Sloan,
  4. S Aldous1
  1. 1
    Chapel Allerton Orthopaedic Centre, Leeds, UK
  2. 2
    Countess of Chester Hospital, Chester, UK
  1. Mr J P Sloan, Countess of Chester Hospital, Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1UL, UK; john.sloan{at}


A description of soft tissue injuries to the shoulder and elbow, together with assessment, imaging and treatment considerations.

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