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Milwaukee shoulderOrthopedics A painful, destructive, bilateral upper girdle dysfunction of elderly ♀, consisting of capsular calcification, joint effusions–↑ collagenase without inflammation, erosion of rotator cuff tendons and glenohumeral joint degeneration on the dominant side; the condition is worse at night or after heavy usage with accumulation of basic calcium phosphate crystals in inflamed joints
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