Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | Vol 4 | Issue 2 | July-Dec 2019 | page: 61-63 | Tarun Verma, Abhishek Mishra, Gaurang Agarwal, Lalit Maini.
Author: Tarun Verma , Abhishek Mishra , Gaurang Agarwal , Lalit Maini .
 Department of Orthopaedics, Medical College, Baroda and Sir Sayajirao General Hospital Baroda, Gujarat
 Department of Orthopaedics, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi.
Address of Correspondence
Dr. Tarun Verma,
Permanent address: C-40, Omkar society, Maneja, Vadodara, Gujarat- 390013
Idiopathic tumoral calcinosis (TC) is a rare disorder characterized by the development of calciﬁed masses within the periarticular soft tissues of large joints like hip, elbow, shoulder, and rarely foot. A variety of conditions causing heterotopic calcifications can mimic this disorder like chronic renal failure, hyperparathyroidism, vitamin D intoxication, milk alkali syndrome, scleroderma etc. Due to similar plain radiograph picture, it can also be confused with synovial chondromatosis. Biochemical, radiological investigations and biopsy are essential to establish the diagnosis. This article describes a case of idiopathic tumour calcinosis around 5th metatarso-phalangeal joint in a 20 years old female. It’s radiographic and MRI features, types and management options are discussed subsequently.
Keywords: Tumour calcinosis; heterotopic calcification; Normophosphatemic; synovial chondromatosis; white paste.
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|How to Cite this article: Verma T, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Maini L. Idiopathic Tumour Calcinosis in Foot. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics July-Dec 2019;4(2):61-63.|