Synovial osteochondromatosis of the shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Chronic shoulder pain, restricted mobility. No history of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female

Massive osteoarthritis of the shoulder joint with humeral head deformity suggesting prior avascular necrosis (no trauma history). Intra-articular loose bodies as well as ossifications within the fascia of the supraspinatus muscle (osteochondromatosis and myositis ossificans).

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Case information

rID: 25264
Published: 15th Oct 2013
Last edited: 9th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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