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Pericapsulitis of Shoulder

Last updated Aug. 31, 2017

Approved by: Maulik P. Purohit MD, MPH


The topic Pericapsulitis of Shoulder you are seeking is a synonym, or alternative name, or is closely related to the medical condition Frozen Shoulder.

Quick Summary:

  • Frozen Shoulder is a painful condition that is characterized by pain and stiffness in the shoulder. Over time, due to this condition, there is a decreased range of motion of the shoulder
  • It is caused by excessive inflammation and buildup of scar tissue within the shoulder. Overall, women have a higher incidence rate of Frozen Shoulder, than men
  • The treatment measures for Frozen Shoulder include both nonsurgical and surgical methods
  • Individuals, who develop this painful condition may require several months of rehabilitation, in order to make a full recovery

Please find comprehensive information on Frozen Shoulder regarding definition, distribution, risk factors, causes, signs & symptoms, diagnosis, complications, treatment, prevention, prognosis, and additional useful information HERE.

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First uploaded: Aug. 31, 2017
Last updated: Aug. 31, 2017