Synovial osteochondromatosis of the right shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Atraumatic shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Multiple periarticular calcifications with primary osteoarthritis of the shoulder.

Case Discussion

Synovial osteochondromatosis arthropathy is a benign process that leads to the formation of loose osteocartilaginous bodies within the joint cavity.

Generally it affects patients over the age of 50 years, with equal incidence in both sexes.

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Case information

rID: 39147
Case created: 21st Aug 2015
Last edited: 18th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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