Coracoacromial ligament calcification
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Non-traumatic origin of left shoulder pain and abduction weakness for last few week.
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There is full thickness fluid defect replacing the supraspinatus tendon. Defect length is up to 9 mm. Rest of cuff tendons are intact. There is mild effusion in the subdeltoid-subacromial bursa.
There is a linear calcification at the anatomical location of the coracoacromial ligament; documented in two orthogonal planes.
Ultrasound of an elderly lady with shoulder pain shows full thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon. There is a calcified coracoacromial ligament.
- Calcified Coracoacromial Ligament. Wei-Ting Lin, Po-Kuei Wu, Chung-Da Wu, Wei-Ming Chen. https://doi.org/10.2169/internalmedicine.54.4237.