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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 251–252 | Cite as

Unusual complication of soft tissue calcifications in chronic renal disease: The articular erosions

  • Andrea Meneghello
  • Massimo Bertoli
  • Gian Franco Romagnoli
Articles

Abstract

A rare complication, articular bone erosions adjacent to peri-articular calcifications, was observed in patients undergoing chronic haemodialysis. Three cases are described and the discussion describes the pathogenesis of the lesion, which, as far as is known by the authors, has not yet been reported in the literature.

Key words

Haemodialysis Peri-articular calcifications Bone erosions Uraemia Soft tissue calcification 

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Copyright information

© International Skeletal Society 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Meneghello
    • 1
  • Massimo Bertoli
    • 2
  • Gian Franco Romagnoli
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyGeneral Hospital of PaduaItaly
  2. 2.Department of HaemodialysisGeneral Hospital of PaduaItaly

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