Familial Tumoral Calcinosis is a condition characterized by increased levels of phosphate in the body and abnormal deposits of phosphate and calcium in certain tissues of the body. The condition is usually seen to develop in the childhood. It develops in the soft tissues of the legs, hands and feet. Mutations in the gene are responsible for regulation of phosphate levels which leads to this condition.
HOW IS FAMILIAL TUMORAL CALCINOSIS DIAGNOSED?
The incidence of this rare condition is observed mostly in Middle Eastern and African populations.