Category: Shoulder

  • Shoulder Calcific Tendinitis

    Shoulder Calcific Tendinitis

    Calcific tendinitis (also called calcific/calcifying/calcified/calcareous tendinitis/tendonitis/tendinopathy, tendinosis calcarea, hydroxyapatite deposition disease (HADD) and calcific periarthritis) is a form of tendinitis. It is a condition where deposits of hydroxyapatite (a crystalline calcium phosphate) form in a tendon of the body, most commonly in the tendons of the rotator cuff. It can easily be seen on xray as shown below: Success…