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What is Tumoral calcinosis?

What is Tumoral calcinosis?

  • Tumoral calcinosis: A rare disorder characterized by calcified nodules in soft tissue around joints. Abnormal mineral metabolism results in calcium being deposited in the soft tissue. The nodules may become progressively larger and can cause pain.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Tumoral calcinosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Tumoral calcinosis: Introduction

Types of Tumoral calcinosis:

Broader types of Tumoral calcinosis:

How serious is Tumoral calcinosis?

Complications of Tumoral calcinosis: see complications of Tumoral calcinosis

What causes Tumoral calcinosis?

Causes of Tumoral calcinosis: see causes of Tumoral calcinosis

What are the symptoms of Tumoral calcinosis?

Symptoms of Tumoral calcinosis: see symptoms of Tumoral calcinosis

Complications of Tumoral calcinosis: see complications of Tumoral calcinosis

Onset of Tumoral calcinosis: most common in children and adolescents

Tumoral calcinosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tumoral calcinosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Tumoral calcinosis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tumoral calcinosis: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tumoral calcinosis.
Treatments for Tumoral calcinosis: see treatments for Tumoral calcinosis
Research for Tumoral calcinosis: see research for Tumoral calcinosis

Name and Aliases of Tumoral calcinosis

Main name of condition: Tumoral calcinosis

Other names or spellings for Tumoral calcinosis:

Lipocalcinogranulomatosis, Teutschlander's disease Source - Diseases Database

 

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