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Calcinosis cutis

Calcinosis cutis: Introduction

Calcinosis cutis: Deposit of calcium in the skin tissues. The deposits can result from skin that has suffered damage, inflammation, cancer or necrosis. It can also occur when there is abnormal calcium and phosphate metabolism within the body such as occurs when there are high blood calcium and/or phosphate levels. In other cases, it occurs for no apparent reason. One or more lesions may be present and the size and severity can vary considerably depending on the underlying cause. Some cases are benign and pose no problem. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Calcinosis cutis is available below.

Symptoms of Calcinosis cutis

  • Firm skin lesions
  • Whitish/yellowish skin lesions
  • Light colored plaques
  • Light colored nodules
  • Light colored papules
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Treatments for Calcinosis cutis

  • Varies considerably depending on the underlying cause. The first step is to identify and treat the underlying cause. Some cases may require surgical removal of the lesion but often this can result in a reoccurrence of symptoms
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Calcinosis cutis: Complications

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Causes of Calcinosis cutis

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Less Common Symptoms of Calcinosis cutis

  • Tender skin lesion
  • Creamy discharge from skin ulceration
  • Pain
  • Restricted joint movement due to stiffening of the calcified skin lesion
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Misdiagnosis and Calcinosis cutis

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  1. Calcinosis cutis: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications

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