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also ten·do·ni·tis  (tĕn′də-nī′tĭs)
Inflammation of a tendon.

[New Latin tendō-, tendin-, tendon; see tendinous + -itis.]
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(ˌtɛndəˈnaɪtɪs) or


(Pathology) inflammation of a tendon
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or ten•do•ni•tis

(ˌtɛn dəˈnaɪ tɪs)

inflammation of a tendon.
[1895–1900; < New Latin tendin- (see tendinous) + -itis]
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The inflammation of tendons. It can be caused by overuse of a muscle or group of muscles.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tendinitis - inflammation of a tendon
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
lateral epicondylitis, lateral humeral epicondylitis, tennis elbow - painful inflammation of the tendon at the outer border of the elbow resulting from overuse of lower arm muscles (as in twisting of the hand)
tendonous synovitis, tendosynovitis, tenosynovitis - inflammation of a tendon and its enveloping sheath
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n tendinitis f; calcific — tendinitis calcificante
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References in periodicals archive ?
Calcific tendinitis was detected in 8 (17.4%) diabetic patients and 7 (13.5%) control patients.
High-energy extracorporeal shockwave therapy for treating chronic calcific tendinitis of the shoulder: A systematic review.
Systemic causes (which include diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism) resulting in AC constitutes the major bulk of patients 52 (57.8%), intrinsic causes (bicipital tendinitis, rotator cuff injuries and calcific tendinitis) were found in 17 (18.9%) of patients.
Harrington, "Acute calcific tendinitis of the hand and wrist: a report of 12 cases and a review of the literature," The Journal of Rheumatology, vol.
Acute calcific tendinitis of the longus colli muscle.
For a year and a half, I was sleeping sitting up because of the pain in my left shoulder, from a condition called calcific tendinitis. The pain was aggravated whenever I lay down.
The pitfalls in ultrasound evaluation of rotator cuff pathologies on shoulder include those related to anisotropy, calcific tendinitis complex anatomy in the region of the rotator interval and tendinous interdigitation.
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT) application in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders has been increased within the last few years.1,2 Successful results were obtained in acute and chronic inflammatory conditions including lateral epicondylitis, planter fasciitis and calcific tendinitis of the shoulder.3,4
Worse, poor sitting posture also causes Calcific tendinitis whereas sitting in a wrong position for a long time creates natural pressure on the shoulder tendons cannot afford these tendons and deal with it causing tendonitis intense pain experienced by the patient in the shoulder area.
This phenomenon is referred to clinically as calcific tendinitis.
Acute retropharyngeal calcific tendinitis: a case report with unusual location of calcification.