TITLE

Calcific Tendinitis of the Shoulder

AUTHOR(S)
Speed, Cathy A.; Hazleman, Brian L.
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;05/20/99, Vol. 340 Issue 20, p1582
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Looks into the calcific tendinitis of the shoulder. High risk among workers in sedentary jobs; Condition related to fibrosis and necrosis of the tendon, with subsequent degeneration; Four stages of the condition; Therapy; Exercises to strengthen the rotator cuff and extend the range of motion; Use of arthroscopy; Reference to the study by Ebenbichler et al in this issue; Therapeutic ultrasonography as a treatment.
ACCESSION #
24900486

 

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