Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia


Right shoulder pain on movement.

Patient Data

Age: 41
Gender: Female

Right shoulder X-ray

Two well-defined ossified bodies are seen at the inferior surface of the acromio-clavicular joint mostly within the tendon of the supraspinatus muscle.


MRI Right shoulder

Amorphous small dark signal structure is seen along the tendon and myotendinous junction of the supraspinatus muscle with surrounding mild edema signal and mild distension of the subacromial / subdeltoid bursa.

Case Discussion

Supraspinatus calcific tendinitis.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 27801
Published: 20th Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.