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Calcinosis Cutis

Jain R,1 Jain P2

Senior Resident1, Lecturer

1Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.

2Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India.

Calcinosis cutis may a manifestation of different underlying pathophysiology. Therefore, after clinical diagnosis of calcinosis cutis, a laboratory workup to rule out abnormalities of calcium and phosphorus metabolism, malignant processes, collagen vascular diseases, renal insufficiency, excessive milk ingestion, vitamin D poisoning must be carried out to detect the underlying cause of the disease.
Calcinosis cutis, Dystrophic calcification, Tumoral calcinosis.

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