Non-traumatic calcifications/ossifications of the bone surface and soft tissues of the wrist, hand and fingers: a diagnostic approach.

@article{Touraine2014NontraumaticCO,
  title={Non-traumatic calcifications/ossifications of the bone surface and soft tissues of the wrist, hand and fingers: a diagnostic approach.},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Touraine and Marc Wybier and Elodie Sibileau and Idan Genah and David Petrover and Caroline Parlier-Cuau and Val{\'e}rie Bousson and J D Laredo},
  journal={Diagnostic and interventional imaging},
  year={2014},
  volume={95 11},
  pages={1035-44}
}
In the absence of obvious trauma, the calcifications/ossifications of the bone surface and soft tissues of the wrist, hand and fingers can be challenging and may not be noticed or lead to unnecessary examinations and monitoring. Although these are usually benign conditions and despite a favorable spontaneous outcome, surgical resection may be required and recurrence may occur. In practice, only paraneoplastic syndromes such as secondary hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (Pierre Marie-Bamberger… CONTINUE READING