Calcific tendinitis - rotator cuff

Case contributed by Dr Vinay Shah

Presentation

Complain of pain and limitation of abduction in left shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Well defined globular calcified foci in the supraspinatous tendon insertion with intrasubstance hyperintense signal on the T2W, PD images. 

Mild fluid in the subacromion-subdeltoid bursa. 

Case Discussion

These findings represents changes of calcific tendinitis

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Case Information

rID: 20183
Case created: 6th Nov 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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