Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


Right shoulder pain on movement.

Patient Data

Age: 41
Gender: Female

Right shoulder X-ray

Modality: 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 Right shoulder

Modality: MRI

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
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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