Trochlear apparatus calcification

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Alleged assault. Facial pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Bilateral trochlear apparatus calcification. 

Case Discussion

Trochlear apparatus calcification is a common finding. In one large series of ~1000 patients it was seen in 13% of patients. There is no statistically significant association with diabetes but there is one with autoimmune disease and elevated ALP. 

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Case information

rID: 46194
Published: 26th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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