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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.

ABSTRACT
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.
KEY WORDS
Calcinosis cutis, Dystrophic calcification, Tumoral calcinosis.

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