Bilateral intradeltoid ossification: a cause of glenohumeral abduction contracture.

Published online: Jun 27 1991

J Mylle, P McCombe, and C Weatherley.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium.


A case of bilateral glenohumeral abduction contracture is presented. Two features are unique: intradeltoid ossification and progressive deformity without recent trauma. A review of the literature is given.