Familial tumoral calcinosis
A phosphocalcic metabolism anomaly occuring particularly among younger age groups 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 have been described: normocalcemic tumoral calcinosis and familial tumoral calcinosis.
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