Thomas Youm

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Pectoralis Major Rupture

The Problem Pectoralis major tendon ruptures are relatively uncommon. The injury tends to occur almost exclusively in men and usually affects the 20-40 year age group. There is also a subset of the elderly population that sustain ruptures to the pectoralis major tendon. Ruptures of the tendon can cause significant pain, weakness, and deformity. Surgical…

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