Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Rare disease
A rare disorder: tumoral calcinosis and cirrhosis
  1. Seyyed Farshad Allameh1,
  2. Akram Ghadiri Anari2,
  3. Mehrnaz Asadi Gharabaghi1,
  4. Manouchehr Nakhjavani2
  1. 1Medicine Department, Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex, Tehran, Iran
  2. 2Endocrinology Department, Imam khmeini Hospital Complex, Tehran, Iran
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mehrnaz Asadi Gharabaghi, asadi_m{at}tums.ac.ir

Summary

Tumoral calcinosis is a rare disease characterised by deposition of calcified mass near the joints. The pathogenesis of this disease is not exactly defined. A disorder of calcium and inorganic phosphate metabolism may play a role. Here, we report a case of 19-year-old girl who had both cryptogenic cirrhosis and idiopathic tumoral calcinosis. To our knowledge, there is few report of such concurrence.

Statistics from Altmetric.com

Footnotes

  • Competing interests None.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.