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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 53715
Tumoral calcinosis is a phosphocalcic metabolism anomaly, particularly among younger age groups and characterized by the presence of calcified masses in the juxta-articular regions (hip, elbow, ankle and scapula) without joint involvement. Histologically, lesions display collagen necrobiosis, followed by cyst formation and a foreign-body response with calcification Two forms of tumoral calcinosis have been described: normocalcemic tumoral calcinosis and familial tumoral calcinosis.
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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