Calcific supraspinatus tendinitis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Intermittent painful shoulder for over a year.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

Calcific focus projects over the greater tuberosity, in the expected course of the supraspinatus tendon. 


Ultrasound confirms calcific supraspinatus tendinitis. 

Case Discussion

Calcific tendinitis is a relative common presentation of rotator cuff injuries. 

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Case information

rID: 30623
Case created: 22nd Aug 2014
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
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