Calcific tendonitis of the pectoralis major insertion

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain in the left upper arm when exercising with dumbbells.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

Soft tissue calcifications and bone erosions at the insertion of the pectoralis major tendon.

Case Discussion

Judging from the undulating appearance of the calcified tendon, an old (partial) rupture can be suspected.

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Case information

rID: 18664
Published: 17th Jul 2012
Last edited: 27th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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