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An Unusual Presentation of Acute Calcific Tendinitis in the Hand

By Albert R. Harris, Terrence R. McNamara, Jeffrey S. Brault and Marco Rizzo


Acute calcific tendinitis (ACT) is a relatively uncommon disorder of the hand and wrist. ACT is a well-known condition of the shoulder, but it often goes unrecognized when occurring in the hand or wrist. The overall lack of familiarity along with the non-specific symptoms associated with ACT frequently leads to misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis. We report a case of acute calcific tendinitis occurring in the carpal tunnel which is a rare presentation

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