Torn or ruptured muscle or tendon

Patient

Q: Large deep indent in upper outter arm. Noticed yesterday and since then it has doubled in size. Indent goes down to my bone and is very painful. Was recently diagnosed with rotator cuff tear. Please help. It is concerning me

Symptoms:  Painfule deep inch and a half in diameyet indent ub my upper arm. With small bruise. Didnt hit it on anything because i just tore my rotator cuff recently
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