Some considerations about the «Fibrolipocalcareous Myopathy» (Mattioli - Foggia and Raso Disease)

V. Menditto, C. Menditto, M. P. Di Marino, N. Ferrara

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Fibrolipocalcareous myopathy also known as Mattioli-Foggia and Raso Disease was observed first time in 1945. They described clinical, anatomopathologic and radiological Bigliardi) aspects. At present the pubblicated cases are more than forthy. We have pointed out our attention on the pubblicated cases. We believe, regard to histopathologycal and whole clinical data, that this disease could be considered as a) the outcome of a vascular hamartoma; or b) the consequence of a «mesoblastic phacomatosis».

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)452-456
Number of pages5
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1996


  • Fibrolipocalcareous myopathy
  • Mattioli-foggia and raso disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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