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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2005;10(3):173-175.
Published online September 1, 2005.
Acute Calcific Periarthritis of the Elbow - Report of 2 Cases -
Kyeong-Jin Han, Young-Soo Chun, Jin-Yeol Lee
급성 석회성 주관절 주위염 -2 예 보고-
한경진, 전영수, 이진열
Abstract
Acute calcific periarthritis (ACP) in the subacromial area of the shoulder is well recognized. However, similar ACP around the elbow joint is rarely reported. The clinical features are acute onset with severe tenderness, swelling, painful limitation of motion, radiologic manifestation of periarticular calcification composed of hydroxyapatite crystals and spontaneous resolution. We experienced 2 cases of acute calcific periarthritis of the elbows treated conservatively.
 


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