Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 806769, 4 pages
Calcific Tendonitis of the Rotator Cuff: An Unusual Case
1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kurume University Medical Center, 155 Kokubu-machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 839-0863, Japan
2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Kurume University, 67 Asahi-machi, Kurume, Fukuoka 830-0011, Japan
Received 14 December 2011; Accepted 29 January 2012
Academic Editors: G. Erkula and H. J. Siegel
Copyright © 2012 Yasuhiro Mitsui et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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