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Case 9701

Calcific tendonitis of gluteus maximus insertion

Author(s)
Murphy DT, Korzan JR, Ouellette HA, Munk PL

Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Radiology; 899 west 12th avenue v5z1m9 vancouver, Canada; Email:peter.munk@vch.ca
 
Patient
male, 57 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Radiography

    Oblique radiograph of the proximal left femur shows amorphous calcification in the infratrochanteric region.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Radiography
     

    Transverse (A) and coronal (B) non-contrast CT images of the proximal left femur once again shows the amorphous calcification just lateral to the linea aspera. No cortical erosion is seen.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;

    Transverse (A) and coronal (B) non-contrast CT images of the proximal left femur once again shows the amorphous calcification just lateral to the linea aspera. No cortical erosion is seen.

     
    Area of Interest: Musculoskeletal soft tissue; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Calcifications / Calculi;
     
     
Oblique radiograph of the proximal left femur shows amorphous calcification in the infratrochanteric region.
 
Transverse (A) and coronal (B) non-contrast CT images of the proximal left femur once again shows the amorphous calcification just lateral to the linea aspera. No cortical erosion is seen.
 
Transverse (A) and coronal (B) non-contrast CT images of the proximal left femur once again shows the amorphous calcification just lateral to the linea aspera. No cortical erosion is seen.
 
 
 
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