There are few reports of calcific
discitis in adults, where thoracic disc involvement is more common.
The calcification of the superior tendon of the longus coli, on CT scan (Figure 1, red arrow), confirms the diagnosis of calcific
Several studies have demonstrated that high energy ESWT protocols applied to calcific
tendenitis of the rotator calf led to improvement of the muscle function and shrinkage of the subacromial bursa and thus improved the clinical picture of the involved shoulder.
From August 2014 to March 2016, patients presenting to the Primary Care Sports Medicine Department complaining of heel pain, found to have insertional Achilles calcific
tendinosis, unresponsive to conservative treatment (i.
Uremic Arterlolopathy treated with clnacalcet, paricalcitol, and autologous growth factors.
68 cases were completely symptom free after 15 days of Ultrasound Therapy and x- ray showed complete disappearance of calcific
Successful treatment of calcific
uraemic arteriolopathy with bisphosphonates.
Microscopically, histopathology did not reveal malignancy, but tissue necrosis, widespread luminal compression secondary to vascular calcification, hyperplasia of the tunica intima, and inflammatory cell infiltration--consistent with a diagnosis of calcific
However, suspicion for a diagnosis of acute calcific
longus colli tendonitis was elevated.
CTLC, also known as prevertebral calcific
tendinitis and retropharyngeal calcific
tendinitis, was first reported by Hartley in 1964.
Multislice CT angiography revealed densely calcific
Triple Vessel Coronary Artery Disease including left mainstem disease (calcium score: total 851.
Intracranial lipomas reveal homogenous fat density (-60 to -120 HU) on plain CT scan and may contain calcific
foci within, especially in the tubulonodular variety.