Synovial osteochondromatosis - right shoulder

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Atraumatic shoulder pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Right shoulder

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
Published: 21st Aug 2015
Last edited: 28th Nov 2019
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