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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45--46

Calcinosis cutis

Dept. of Dermatology, Bharti Vidyapeeth, Deemed University Medical College, Dhankwadi, Pune - 411 043, India

Correspondence Address:
V R Sardesai
B/5, Shalimar Society, 477/B-Parvathi, Pune - 411 043
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PMID: 17642828

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A 22-year-old male patient presented with multiple swellings over elbows and knees and a sinus over the right elbow discharging chalky white material. Skin biopsy of the swelling demonstrated calcium deposition in dermis and subcutis. There was no evidence of connective tissue disorder or abnormal mineral metabolism. Hence it was concluded as idiopathic calcinosis cutis and is reported for its interesting presentation.

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