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Supraspinatus Intramuscular Calcified Hematoma or Necrosis Associated with Tendon Tear

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Schwitzguebel, Adrien Jean-Pierre
Published in Case Reports in Orthopedics. 2015, vol. 2015, p. 496313
Abstract Introduction. Rotator cuff intramuscular calcification is a rare condition usually caused by heterotopic ossification and myositis ossificans. Case Presentation. We describe a patient with voluminous calcified mass entrapped in supraspinatus muscle associated with corresponding tendon tear. Histological examination corresponded to a calcified hematoma or necrosis. Patient was surgically managed with open excision of the calcified hematoma and rotator cuff arthroscopic repair. At 6 months, supraspinatus muscle was healed, and functional outcome was good. Discussion and Conclusion. We hypothesized that supraspinatus intramuscular calcified hematoma was responsible for mechanical stress on the tendon. This association has never been described.
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PMID: 26380138
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Research group Thérapie cellulaire et troubles musculo-squelettiques (960)
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LAEDERMANN, Alexandre et al. Supraspinatus Intramuscular Calcified Hematoma or Necrosis Associated with Tendon Tear. In: Case Reports in Orthopedics, 2015, vol. 2015, p. 496313. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90235

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