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Tumoral Calcinosis

Summary

Tumoral calcinosis (TC) is a term used to describe both an primary, inherited disease and a secondary condition associated with metabolic disorders and systemic diseases. In both instances, lobular calcific masses form in the soft tissues around joints.

Primary TC occurs in the young, secondary TC occurs in older people.
The symptoms include a mass or swelling near a joint with pain restriction of motion.
The xrays show lobular, calcified masses near a joint.
Treatment is by excision, and treatment of the underlying metabolic problem, as needed.
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Introduction and Definition: 

Tumoral calcinosis (TC) is a term used to describe both an primary, inherited disease and a secondary condition associated with metabolic disorders and systemic diseases. In both instances, lobular calcific masses form in the soft tissues around joints. Primary TC is an autosomal dominant inherited disorder with variable expression. Secondary TC occurs in conjunction with systemic sclerosis, chronic renal failure, hemodialysis, primary and secondary hyperparathyroidism, and other diseases.