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
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: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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