Tumoral calcinosis

Case contributed by Jorge A. Chaib Neto
Diagnosis almost certain


Pain in the pelvis and difficulty walking.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

Extensive gross and heterotopic calcifications with lobulated contours, located in the soft parts adjacent to the bilateral ischial tuberosities and the bilateral hip joints. There are no signs of bone cortical rupture.

Case Discussion

Findings are compatible with tumoral calcinosis, probably idiopathic. The thyroid and renal function were normal in this case.

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