Synovial chondromatosis of the shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Shoulder pain after trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male

Different sized nodules throughout the glenohumeral joint, which appear predominantly as dark signal intensity resulting from calcification.

Abnormal intrasubstance increased signal is present along the course of the supraspinatous and subscapularis tendons related to tendinosis.

Capsular hypertrophy and degenerative changes are seen along with the acromioclavicular joint. Acromoin type II also is noted.

An abnormal increased fluid signal is seen at the musculotendius junction of pectoralis major is related to partial tearing.

Case Discussion

The recent patient case referred to us with history of shoulder pain and restricted movement from one year ago.

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Case information

rID: 63082
Published: 15th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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