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calcific periarthritis

Calcific Periarthritis

Calcific periarthritis is a benign condition characterized by deposits of calcium in the soft tissues around joints. It is often associated with disorders of metabolism.
Most patients with this lesion are middle-aged.
Patients present with local pain, tenderness, swelling, and warmth.Xrays show a mass of homogeneous, amorphous calcific material in the soft tissues near a joint.
No treatment is necessary other than rest and analgesics.

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