Causation and management of calcific tendonitis and periarthritis

  title={Causation and management of calcific tendonitis and periarthritis},
  author={C. Carcia and J. Scibek},
  journal={Current Opinion in Rheumatology},
  • C. Carcia, J. Scibek
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Rheumatology
  • Purpose of reviewThe purpose of this review is to update the reader on contemporary theory related to the cause of calcific periarthritis and provide the latest evidence associated with treating recalcitrant cases. Recent findingsContemporary theory suggests calcific periarthritis is the result of a cellular-mediated process in which calcium is deposited and resorbed via a multiple phase process. Resorption is associated with an acute inflammatory response and is often the factor that prompts… CONTINUE READING
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