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Acetic-Acid Iontophoresis and Ultrasound Effectiveness on Calcifying Tendonitis of the Elbow

Marcos E Fernández Cuadros1,2*, María J Albadalejo-Florín1, Rubén Algarra-López1, Luz O Casique Bocanegra2 and Olga S Pérez-Moro1

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000290

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    • 1Rehabilitación y Medicina Física, Hospital Universitario Santa Cristina, Spain
    • 2Rehabilitación y Medicina Física, Fundación Hospital de la Santísima Trinidad, Spain
    • Corresponding author: Marcos E Fernández-Cuadros, Rehabilitación y Medicina Física, Hospital Universitario Santa Cristina, Fundación Hospital de la Santísima Trinidad, Madrid, Spain

Received: August 09, 2017;   Published: August 22, 2017

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Abstract

Calcifying tendonitis (CT) is the deposit of hydroxyapatite within tendons. CT is multifactorial and it could affect the rotator cuff, Achilles, patella, forearm extensors biceps brachi and tibialis posterior tendons. The etiology is unclear, playing degeneration and important role. Three stages with clinical/histological and radiological correlation are described

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