Calcific Tendonitis of the Longus Colli Muscle on Plain Film, CT, and MRI Scans Calcific Tendonitis of the Longus Colli Muscle on Plain Film, CT, and MRI Scans

Findings: The plain film and CT scans show a calcific focus anterior to C2. The MRI scan shows increased signal in C2 and...

Foot: Calcified Tophi in Gout on Plain Film Foot: Calcified Tophi in Gout on Plain Film

Findings: This patient shows the classic appearance of soft tissue gouty tophi. The deposits of sodium biurate crystals in...

Foot: Gout on Plain Film Foot: Gout on Plain Film

Findings: There are periarticular erosions at the 1st MTP and IP joints associated with cloudy increased soft tissue density...

Foot: Neuropathic Arthritis / Charcot Food with Vascular Calcification on Plain Film Foot: Neuropathic Arthritis / Charcot Food with Vascular Calcification on Plain Film

Findings: There is extensive arterial calcification There is preservation of bone mineral density. There are compression...

Hip: Heterotopic Ossification with Joint Replacement on Plain Film Hip: Heterotopic Ossification with Joint Replacement on Plain Film

Findings: This patient is s/p left total hip replacement. There are multiple foci of left heterotopic ossification. There is...

Hand: Vascular Calcification with Dislocation on Plain Film Hand: Vascular Calcification with Dislocation on Plain Film

Findings: There is dramatic calcification of most arteries to the hand compatible with severe atherosclerosis. The...

Knee and Wrist: Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD) on Plain Films Knee and Wrist: Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD) on Plain Films

Findings: Wrist: There is chondrocalcinosis. There is also scapholunate widening from calcification and disruption of the...

Knee: Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD) on Plain Films Knee: Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease (CPPD) on Plain Films

Findings: These radiographs show chondrocalcinosis of the knee menisci. There is complete loss of the lateral...

Knee: Calcifications in Infrapatellar Bursa on Plain Film Knee: Calcifications in Infrapatellar Bursa on Plain Film

Findings: There is calcified soft tissue, likely in the prepatellar bursa.   Discussion: The differential for this...

Knee: Chondrocalcinosis on Plain Films Knee: Chondrocalcinosis on Plain Films

Findings: Chondrocalcinosis is the term used for calcification of cartilage. Chondrocalcinosis occurs relatively frequently...

 
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