Extracorporeal shock-wave treatment has been used for calcific tendinitis
of the shoulder for more than fifteen
and it is considered to be an effective and safe
complications, such as pain, local soft-tissue swelling, cutaneous erosions,
and erythema, have been reported in the
present a case of osteonecrosis of the humeral head that developed after
high-dose extracorporeal shock-wave treatment. The patient was informed that
data concerning the case would be submitted for publication.