Question:

Tumoral calcinosis may contain which of the following components or characteristics? (Select all that apply.)
1. Fat.
2. Calcium.
3. Inflammation.
4. Fibrosis.
5. Blood.





Answer:

The correct answers for the question "Tumoral calcinosis may contain which of the following components or characteristics? (Select all that apply.)" are:

2. Calcium.

3. Inflammation.

4. Fibrosis.



Explanation
1. Fat. Fat is not a major component of tumoral calcinosis. [These reflect the absence of fat, and high water content or inflammation, respectively.]

2. Calcium [While CT demonstrates the extensive calcification within TC masses]

3. Inflammation [These reflect the absence of fat, and high water content or inflammation, respectively.]

4. Fibrosis [Biopsy demonstrated tumoral calcinosis (TC) as characterized by dense fibrous connective tissue] and [Our patient demonstrated heterogeneous hyperintense areas, likely reflecting the fibrous components of TC.]

5. Blood. Blood is not a major component of tumoral calcinosis.



From the manuscript:
Subscapular tumoral calcinosis in a toddler: case report
Radiology Case. 2012 Jun; 6(6):10-17


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Subscapular tumoral calcinosis in a toddler: case report

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Abstract
Tumoral calcinosis is uncommon in toddlers, and rare within the subscapular area. Although typically benign, tumoral calcinosis is often incorrectly diagnosed prior to biopsy. We present a case of subscapular tumoral calcinosis in a 16-month old girl and discuss the radiological findings on X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, including the first description of T1-weighted post contrast imaging, which demonstrate the fibrotic components of tumoral calcinosis.






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