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Calcific tendinitis - supraspinatus tendon

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Painful left shoulder.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Intra-tendinous focal constant hypointensity lesion measuring about 7*15 mm is seen along with the supraspinatus tendon middle fibers.

Case Discussion

Calcific tendinitis of the rotator cuff is a self-limiting pathology due to the deposition of calcium hydroxyapatite, most commonly in the supraspinatus tendon.

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Case information

rID: 72477
Published: 28th Nov 2019
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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