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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-28

Tc-MDP bone scintigraphy in a case with sporodical tumoral calcinosis


1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Kasimpasa Military Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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Muge Oner Tamam
Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Kagithane, Istanbul - 34400
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-3919.63598

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Tumoral calcinosis is an uncommon and benign condition characterized by the presence of large calcific soft tissue deposits occurring predominantly in a periarticular location. It generally occurs as a complication of renal dialysis or trauma, and is rarely seen in familial and sporadic cases. Bone scintigraphy is a sensitive method for diagnosing tumoral calcinosis. A 28-year-old female patient with a history of operation due to tumoral calcinosis located bilateral hips, referred to our department. She had a tender palpable mass in the right knee and a fistulized incisional scar overlying the bilateral hip joints. A sporadic case of tumoral calcinosis with relapses was presented.


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