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Q: what is calcified tendinitis?

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1/ 6/13 3:16pm

Calcified tendonitis occurs when a tendon has chronic, long-standing inflammation to the point that calcium deposits start to form within the tendon. This condition is most commonly seen in the shoulder with the rotator cuff tendons.


Dr. Christina Lasich, MD

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By Carol, Community Member— Last Modified: 01/06/13, First Published: 01/03/13