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African Journal of Biomedical Research
Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
ISSN: 1119-5096
Vol. 5, No. 1-2, 2002, pp. 91-92
Bioline Code: md02019
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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African Journal of Biomedical Research, Vol. 5, No. 1-2, 2002, pp. 91-92

 en TUMORAL CALCINOSIS: REPORT OF A CASE
OGUNLADE S.O., SALAWU S.A AND EYELADE R.A

Abstract

Tumoral calcinosis is a rare syndrome characterized by massive subcutaneous soft tissues deposits of calcium phosphate near the large joints. We report herein a 20 old boy with calcified lesions bilaterally involving the soft tissue over the greater trochanter. The serum calcium, phosphate and urea were normal.

Keywords
tumoral calcinosis, calcified lesions, greater trochaner, exclusion

 
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