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Calcinosis Cutis

definition

Deposition of hydroxyapatite crystals of calcium phosphate within cutaneous tissues. It may be focal or widespread, symptomatic or asymptomatic. Calcification may follow cutaneous injury, it may be secondary to connective tissue or metabolic disorders, or it may be idiopathic. Lesions consist of firm or stony, flesh-coloured or white-yellowish papules and plaques.

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Calcinosis Cutis

UMLS

Calcinosis cutis, Calcinosis, cutis, Cutaneous calcification, Dystrophic calc of skin, Dystrophic calcification of skin

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localisation: knee, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis localisation: finger, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis localisation: elbow, diagnosis: Progressive Systemic Scleroderma localisation: knee, diagnosis: Progressive Systemic Scleroderma localisation: elbow, diagnosis: Progressive Systemic Scleroderma localisation: buttocks, elbow, diagnosis: Dermatomyositis localisation: digital metacarpo-phalangeal joint, diagnosis: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease localisation: digital metacarpo-phalangeal joint, diagnosis: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease diagnosis: CREST Syndrome localisation: elbow, diagnosis: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease localisation: knee, diagnosis: Mixed Connective Tissue Disease diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis diagnosis: Dermatomyositis diagnosis: Dermatomyositis localisation: elbow, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis localisation: finger, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis localisation: finger, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis localisation: finger, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis localisation: trunk, diagnosis: Calcinosis Cutis