is a disorder of unknown cause characterized by localized accumulations of calcific masses.
Tumoral CPPDCD should be differentiated from tumoral calcinosis
and malignant or benign tumors such as synovial chondromatosis.
of the thoracic spine: a case report and literature review.
In the first case, CT of the left hip with contrast revealed an amorphus calcified soft tissue mass with multicystic fluid levels located in the left proximal thigh Figure 1A, B and C (arrows) consistent with the clinical setting as above with tumoral calcinosis
secundary to end stage renal disease.
Other diseases of connection to Sephardi origin include: Alpha-Thalassemia, Ataxia Telangiectasia, Corticosterone Methyloxidase Type II Deficiency, Costeff Optical Atrophy, Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Familial Tumoral Calcinosis
(Normophosphatemic Type), Inclusion Body Myophy Type 28, Metachromic Leukodystrophy, Polyglandular Deficiency Syndrome, Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency, Spinal Muscular Athrophy (S.
Saurabh, Bellovich, and McCullough (2011), in a review article, reported that sodium thiosulfate has been used therapeutically for more than 100 years for a variety of conditions, including acute cyanide poisoning, tumoral calcinosis
, and nephrocalcinosis.
secondary to chronic kidney disease
may be defined as metastatic peri-articular calcifications that can be found in a wide variety of conditions such as primary hyperthyroidism and connective tissue diseases, as well as an idiopathic form.
Until now, only 1 disorder with a genetic defect in the biosynthesis of mucin-type O-glycans has been described: familial tumoral calcinosis
(FTC) associated with mutations in the UDPN-acetyl-[alpha]-D-galactosamine:polypeptide-N-acetylgalacto -saminyltransferase 3 gene (GALNT3)  (6).
10-14) In contrast, no nannobacteria were found during their search in a row of cases of tumoral calcinosis
, subepidermal calcified nodule, and some others.
Morphologically, the pseudogout lesions may resemble gout and other conditions, such as tumoral calcinosis
HISTORY: The term tumoral calcinosis
was coined by Inclan (3) in 1943 but this condition was recognized as an entity much earlier.