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Flashcards in Shoulder: Differential Diagnosis/Redflags/Extrinsic Pain Deck (16)
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1

What are the 8 signs that patho may be visceral?

pain is constant
insidious, no OH overuse
pain is pulsating/throbbing/knifelick/colicky
symptoms not relieved with rest

fever/nightsweats/vomitting/malaise/unexplained wt loss
pain worse during sleep
pain changes with function of organ
shoulder pain inc w/ act. that doesn't stress the shoulder

2

What are the extrinsic cause of shoulder pain (neuro)?

radiculopathy
plexopathy
muscular dystrophy
amyopathy

3

What are the extrinsic cause of shoulder pain (cardio)?

ischemia
TOS
Aortic disease
axillary thrombosis

4

What are the extrinsic cause of shoulder pain (pulm)?

upper lobe pneumonia
pulmonary embolism
pneumothorax
pneumoperitoneum

5

What are the extrinsic cause of shoulder pain (malignancy)?

pancoast tumor
metastatic cancer

6

What are the extrinsic cause of shoulder pain (abdominal)?

hepatic disease
pancreatitis
splenic injury
perforated viscus

7

Red flag complaint of >50yo

inc risk of RC full tear or more serious patho

8

Red flag complaint of night pain

inc risk of serious patho or tumor

9

Red flag complaint of weight loss

inc risk of autoimmune/cancer

10

Red flag complaint of fever

inc risk of systemic infection

11

Red flag complaint of pain unrelated to activity

inc risk of referred source to visceral

12

Red flag complaint of pain not relieved by rest

inc risk of referred source of visceral

13

Red flag complaint of Hx of smoking

inc risk of lung cancer

14

Red flag complaint of Previous hx of cancer

inc risk of metastasis

15

Red flag complaint of Cardiac risk factor

inc risk of myocardial infarction to L shoulder

16

Red flag complaint of Pleuritic pain

inc risk of pancoastal tumor