19821 - TUMORAL CALCINOSIS Dr Abdelaziz Elamin, MD, PhD,...

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Dr Abdelaziz Elamin, MD, PhD, FRCPCH Dr Abdelaziz Elamin, MD, PhD, FRCPCH College of Medicine College of Medicine Sultan Qaboos University Sultan Qaboos University TUMORAL CALCINOSIS TUMORAL CALCINOSIS
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BACKGROUND Virchow in 1855 used the term Calcinosis Cutis to describe deposition of calcium in It is classified into 4 major types according to etiology: Dystrophic Metastatic Iatrogenic Idiopathic
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DYATROPHIC CALCINOSIS Occurs in the setting of normal The primary abnormality is damaged, inflamed, neoplastic or necrotic tissue Tissue damage may follow mechanical, chemical, or infectious factors
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Causes of Dystrophic Calcinosis Localized: Trauma Infections Varicose veins Pancreatic calcification Generalized: Connective tissue diseases Inherited disorders Tumors S/C fat necrosis of the newborn
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METASTATIC CALCINOSIS Occurs in the setting of abnormal Has identifiable underlying cause Hypercalcemia and or hyperphosphatemia are usually present
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Causes of Metastatic Calcinosis Primary or Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
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19821 - TUMORAL CALCINOSIS Dr Abdelaziz Elamin, MD, PhD,...

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