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Clin Should Elbow. 2016 Dec;19(4):241-244. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.5397/cise.2016.19.4.241
Kim JW , Moon KP , Kim KT , Hwang YS , Park WS .
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dong-Eui Medical Center, Busan, Korea. moonkp@hanmail.net
Abstract

Calcific tendinitis of the shoulder joint is common disease causing acute pain, mainly involving the supraspinatus or infraspinatus muscle, and less frequently the teres minor or subscapularis muscle. This study reports on the satisfactory arthroscopic removal of calcium deposits as well as infraspinatus and supraspinatus muscle repair without relapse via minimal incision using suture anchors. This was a case of atypically extensive calcific tendinitis involving the infraspinatus muscle, with a bursal side partial rupture of the supraspinatus muscle in a 61-year-old female whose chief complaint was chronic pain of the right shoulder exacerbated by limited movement.

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