ARTHUR B. CHAUSMER, M.D., PH.D.; MEL J. PRINCE, M.D.
To the editor: I read with interest the article by Mitnick and colleagues (1) on calcium and phosphate metabolism in tumoral calcinosis. We, also, have undertaken studies of calcium metabolism in tumoral calcinosis ([2, 3]; also PRINCE M, SCHAEFER P, GOLDSMITH R, CHAUSMER A. Tumoral calcinosis: an ectopic calcification syndrome associated with elevated serum 1, 25 (OH)2 cholecalciferol. Program and abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, 1978: 235. Abstract 322) and have noted some striking similarities between this case and the cases of our series. There are, however, some differences in interpretation.
One difference is that
CHAUSMER AB, PRINCE MJ. Tumoral Calcinosis. Ann Intern Med. ;93:378–380. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-2-378
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