Calcific periarthritis of the shoulder joint

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain and loss of function of the right shoulder in a ballet teacher.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Massive inflammatory oedema around signal voids in the supero-posterior joint capsule behind he origin of the long biceps tendon. The inflammation involves the supra- and infraspinatus muscles, and the spinoglenoid notch.

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Case information

rID: 15916
Published: 21st Nov 2011
Last edited: 24th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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