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Table 1 Selected literature review of rice bodies in shoulder for comparison of outcomes reported

From: Hundreds of rice bodies in the subacromial-subdeltoid bursa: report of two cases and literature review

Authors/ Published Year Age/ sex Location Symptom Procedures Pathogenesis Follow-up time Outcome
Tan et al./ 2004 [7] 70/M Right shoulder S, full ROM Synovectomy arthroscopic drainage and removal of rice bodies Chronic synovitis and synovial chondromatosis 6 months Recurrence and Re-operation
88/F Left shoulder S, P and decreased ROM Ditto Arthritis and synovial chondromatosis 4 months Recurrence, pain but good ROM
Mutlu et al./2004 [8] 4/F Left shoulder and knee S, decreased ROM Removal of rice bodies but not synovium Unknown 1-year No recurrence
Subramaniam et al./2012 [4] 49/F Right shoulder S, P and decreased ROM Removal of giant rice bodies, subacromial and subdeltoid bursitis Rheumatoid Arthritis 30 months No recurrence
Sivaloganathan et al. /2015 [9] 60/M Left shoulder S, P and decreased ROM Debridement, removal of rice bodies, anchor and suture removal. Post-operation of shoulder (poly-L-lactic acid anchor) 2-year No recurrence
Guo et al. (current study) 27/F Right shoulder S, full ROM Chopsticks technique and removal of “red tissue” Rheumatoid arthritis 2-year No recurrence
45/F Left shoulder S, decreased ROM Ditto Radiotherapy 2-year No recurrence
  1. S swelling, P pain, ROM range of movement