link
Bookmarks
Calcific Tendinopathy, Rotator Cuff
Michael J. Tuite, MD; Soterios Gyftopoulos, MD, MSc
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Subscribe
0
19
0
0

KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Synonyms

            • Calcific tendinitis &/or bursitis, calcific tendinosis, calcific periarthritis
          • Definitions

            • Calcium hydroxyapatite deposition disease (Ca HADD) within/along margins of rotator cuff tendons extension ± into subacromial-subdeltoid (SA-SD) bursa &/or humerus

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                            • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        • Reporting Tips

                                          Selected References

                                          1. Brinkman JC et al: Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder: protector or predictor of cuff pathology? An magnetic resonance imaging-based study. Arthroscopy. 36(4):983-90, 2019
                                          2. Lanza E et al: Ultrasound-guided percutaneous irrigation in rotator cuff calcific tendinopathy: what is the evidence? A systematic review with proposals for future reporting. Eur Radiol. 25(7):2176-83, 2015
                                          3. Louwerens JK et al: Prevalence of calcific deposits within the rotator cuff tendons in adults with and without subacromial pain syndrome: clinical and radiologic analysis of 1219 patients. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 24(10):1588-93, 2015
                                          4. Malghem J et al: Intraosseous migration of tendinous calcifications: cortical erosions, subcortical migration and extensive intramedullary diffusion, a SIMS series. Skeletal Radiol. 44(10):1403-12, 2015
                                          5. Vignesh KN et al: Efficacy of ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle treatment of calcific tendinitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 204(1):148-52, 2015
                                          6. Cho NS et al: Radiologic course of the calcific deposits in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: does the initial radiologic aspect affect the final results? J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 19(2):267-72, 2009
                                          7. Serafini G et al: Rotator cuff calcific tendonitis: short-term and 10-year outcomes after two-needle us-guided percutaneous treatment--nonrandomized controlled trial. Radiology. 252(1):157-64, 2009
                                          8. Siegal DS et al: Calcific tendinitis: a pictorial review. Can Assoc Radiol J. 60(5):263-72, 2009
                                          9. Yoo JC et al: The outcome of ultrasound-guided needle decompression and steroid injection in calcific tendinitis. J Shoulder Elbow Surg.19(4):596-600, 2009
                                          10. del Cura JL et al: Sonographically guided percutaneous needle lavage in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: short- and long-term results. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 189(3):W128-34, 2007
                                          11. Zubler C et al: MR arthrography in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: diagnostic performance and pitfalls. Eur Radiol. 17(6):1603-10, 2007
                                          12. Peters J et al: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder. Skeletal Radiol. 33(12):712-8, 2004
                                          13. Prato N et al: Calcific tendinitis of the rotator cuff as a cause of drooping shoulder. Skeletal Radiol. 32(2):82-5, 2003
                                          14. Aina R et al: Calcific shoulder tendinitis: treatment with modified US-guided fine-needle technique. Radiology. 221(2):455-61, 2001
                                          Related Anatomy
                                          Loading...
                                          Related Differential Diagnoses
                                          Loading...
                                          References
                                          Tables

                                          Tables

                                          KEY FACTS

                                          • Terminology

                                            • Imaging

                                              • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                                • Clinical Issues

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Calcific tendinitis &/or bursitis, calcific tendinosis, calcific periarthritis
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Calcium hydroxyapatite deposition disease (Ca HADD) within/along margins of rotator cuff tendons extension ± into subacromial-subdeltoid (SA-SD) bursa &/or humerus

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Radiographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                            • Imaging Recommendations

                                                              DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                                PATHOLOGY

                                                                • General Features

                                                                  • Staging, Grading, & Classification

                                                                    • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                      CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                      • Presentation

                                                                        • Demographics

                                                                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                            • Treatment

                                                                              DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                              • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                                • Reporting Tips

                                                                                  Selected References

                                                                                  1. Brinkman JC et al: Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder: protector or predictor of cuff pathology? An magnetic resonance imaging-based study. Arthroscopy. 36(4):983-90, 2019
                                                                                  2. Lanza E et al: Ultrasound-guided percutaneous irrigation in rotator cuff calcific tendinopathy: what is the evidence? A systematic review with proposals for future reporting. Eur Radiol. 25(7):2176-83, 2015
                                                                                  3. Louwerens JK et al: Prevalence of calcific deposits within the rotator cuff tendons in adults with and without subacromial pain syndrome: clinical and radiologic analysis of 1219 patients. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 24(10):1588-93, 2015
                                                                                  4. Malghem J et al: Intraosseous migration of tendinous calcifications: cortical erosions, subcortical migration and extensive intramedullary diffusion, a SIMS series. Skeletal Radiol. 44(10):1403-12, 2015
                                                                                  5. Vignesh KN et al: Efficacy of ultrasound-guided percutaneous needle treatment of calcific tendinitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 204(1):148-52, 2015
                                                                                  6. Cho NS et al: Radiologic course of the calcific deposits in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: does the initial radiologic aspect affect the final results? J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 19(2):267-72, 2009
                                                                                  7. Serafini G et al: Rotator cuff calcific tendonitis: short-term and 10-year outcomes after two-needle us-guided percutaneous treatment--nonrandomized controlled trial. Radiology. 252(1):157-64, 2009
                                                                                  8. Siegal DS et al: Calcific tendinitis: a pictorial review. Can Assoc Radiol J. 60(5):263-72, 2009
                                                                                  9. Yoo JC et al: The outcome of ultrasound-guided needle decompression and steroid injection in calcific tendinitis. J Shoulder Elbow Surg.19(4):596-600, 2009
                                                                                  10. del Cura JL et al: Sonographically guided percutaneous needle lavage in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: short- and long-term results. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 189(3):W128-34, 2007
                                                                                  11. Zubler C et al: MR arthrography in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: diagnostic performance and pitfalls. Eur Radiol. 17(6):1603-10, 2007
                                                                                  12. Peters J et al: Extracorporeal shock wave therapy in calcific tendinitis of the shoulder. Skeletal Radiol. 33(12):712-8, 2004
                                                                                  13. Prato N et al: Calcific tendinitis of the rotator cuff as a cause of drooping shoulder. Skeletal Radiol. 32(2):82-5, 2003
                                                                                  14. Aina R et al: Calcific shoulder tendinitis: treatment with modified US-guided fine-needle technique. Radiology. 221(2):455-61, 2001