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Case of knee swelling



  1. What does the X-ray show?

    1. Infection

    2. Periarticular soft tissue calcification

    3. Artefact

    4. Gout

  2. What condition is associated with these radiological findings?

    1. Tumorous calcinosis

    2. Synovial sarcoma

    3. Chronic renal failure

    4. Juvenile dermatomyositis

    5. All of the above

  3. What biochemical abnormality is seen in this condition?

    1. Low calcium

    2. Raised calcium

    3. Raised or normal phosphate

    4. None of the above

  4. What is the most appropriate treatment?

    1. Normalisation of any biochemical abnormalities

    2. Surgical excision

    3. Conservative management

    4. All of the above

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  • tumoral calcinosis
  • paediatrics
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