Frozen shoulder: a sympathetic dystrophy?

@article{Mller2000FrozenSA,
  title={Frozen shoulder: a sympathetic dystrophy?},
  author={Lars M{\"u}ller and Lutz Arne Mueller and Jim Happ and Fridun Kerschbaumer},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={120},
  pages={84-87}
}
Abstract Diagnostic and clinical features of the frozen shoulder syndrome and the Sudeck syndrome are similar in many aspects. Radioisotope bone scan shows an increased uptake in affected areas in both diseases, while native radiographs show a progressive demineralisation. Measurement of bone mineral density (BMD) by quantitative digital radiography objectified these local decalcification processes in an early stage of the frozen shoulder syndrome; 10 of 12 patients with primary frozen shoulder… CONTINUE READING
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