Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Right shoulder pain on movement.

Patient Data

Age: 41
Gender: Female
X-ray

Right shoulder X-ray

Two well-defined ossified bodies are seen at the inferior surface of the acromio-clavicular joint mostly within the tendon of the supraspinatus muscle.

MRI

MRI Right shoulder

Amorphous small dark signal structure is seen along the tendon and myotendinous junction of the supraspinatus muscle with surrounding mild edema signal and mild distension of the subacromial / subdeltoid bursa.

Case Discussion

Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis.

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Case information

rID: 27801
Case created: 20th Feb 2014
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
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