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136 Possible Causes for Soft Tissue Calcification, Swelling of the Finger

  • Diffuse Scleroderma

    There can be swelling of the fingers, hands, forearms and face and sometimes the feet and lower legs.[drugs.com] Scleroderma, also known as systemic sclerosis, is an autoimmune connective tissue disorder characterized by multisystem fibrosis and soft tissue calcification.[radiopaedia.org] fingers.[webmd.com]

  • Dermatomyositis

    swelling of the affected skin, causing a characteristic puffiness and colouring around your eyes.[arthritisresearchuk.org] […] in muscles and soft tissues ( calcinosis universalis ) sheet-like although at least four patterns have been described with childhood dermatomyositis 4 classically seen affecting[radiopaedia.org] A reddish violet rash commonly appears on the upper eyelids with swelling of the skin around the eyes.[britannica.com]

  • Gout

    KEYWORDS: Gout; magnetic resonance imaging; malignant transformation; soft tissue calcification; soft tissue tumor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They’re often found on the elbows, ears, or fingers. Tophi may swell during a gout attack.[everydayhealth.com] Radiographs and computed tomography scans revealed a large lobulated soft tissue mass with multiple stippled calcifications around the carpal joints and numerous erosions[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Psoriatic Arthritis

    Painful, sausage-like swelling of the fingers and/or toes. Thickness and reddening of the skin with flaky, silver white patches called scales.[niams.nih.gov] Paravertebral soft tissue calcifications Synovitis : This may cause atlantoaxial subluxation in a few patients.[emedicine.com] Joint swelling occurs with psoriatic as well as other types of arthritis. But PsA commonly causes a unique type of swelling in your fingers or toes.[healthline.com]

  • Limited Cutaneous Systemic Sclerosis

    The usual initial symptom of systemic sclerosis is swelling then thickening and tightening of the skin at the ends of the fingers.[merckmanuals.com] Most common form is dystrophic calcification and can be due to any soft tissue damage Raynaud’s phenomenon – vasospasm of the fingers/toes Sclerodactyly – thickening and tightness[medmnemonics.wordpress.com] Other symptoms may include the swelling and thickening of the fingers or tingling and paling of fingers.[sunridgemedical.com]

  • Calcinosis Circumscripta

    Fine clustered calcifications are seen, usually around the finger and toe tips.[radiopaedia.org] CT scan is very important to evaluate the calcification, bones and joints. MRI has its role in the evaluation of the soft-tissue involvement and inflammatory reaction.[mjdrdypu.org] A 59-year-old female presented to us with swelling o f the right elbow, multiple calcific nodular lesions all over her fingers approximately 0.5x0.5 cm in size, and ulcers[docksci.com]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    KEYWORDS: calcifications; necrotizing fasciitis; point of care ultrasound; posterior shadow; soft-tissue air; soft-tissue infection; ultrasound[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lack of bleeding, presence of characteristic “dishwater pus” and lack of tissue resistance to blunt finger dissection are features of a positive finger test and indicate NF[austincc.edu] An emergent surgical consultation was placed due to concern for soft-tissue air and NF.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva

    Multiple heterotopic soft tissue calcifications, severe scoliosis and typical anomalies of toes and thumbs on the radiographs were pathognomonic for fibrodysplasia ossificans[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] * Rigid tendons * Calcium deposits in muscles * Movement pain * Tenderness * Skin swelling - over calcified site * Shortened digits * Skeletal malformations * Malformed fingers[checkorphan.org] Radiography of the dorsolumbar rachis showed paravertebral soft tissue calcification adjacent to intact lumbar vertebrae.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tumoral Calcinosis

    […] joint, just lateral to the insertion of the extensor tendon of the third finger of his right hand.[healio.com] Soft tissue calcification associated with tumoral calcinosis is rare in the head and neck.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] It may occur sporadically, in familial form, or as a consequence of disorders that promote soft-tissue calcification.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acne Vulgaris

    Isotretinoin, an orally active derivative of vitamin A, has been associated with reported arthritis, arthralgia, myalgia, vasculitis and skeletal and soft tissue calcification[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] For example, Cull76 ruled that joint pain and swelling of the fingers in a minocycline‐treated patient was unlikely to be drug‐related.[doi.org] For example, Cullen 1976 ruled that joint pain and swelling of the fingers in a minocycline‐treated participant was unlikely to be drug‐related.[doi.org]

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