Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

Presentation

Chronic shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Dense calcification of the supraspinatus tendon close to its humeral insertion without bony abnormality.

Case Discussion

The typical appearances of calcific tendinitis of the shoulder. The supraspinatus muscle of the rotator cuff is by far the most commonly involved.

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Case information

rID: 61236
Published: 24th Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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