publication . Article . 2016

Calcinosis Cutis Circumscripta Of Knee-A Rare Presentation

Kadu, Vikram V.; Saindane, K. A.; Godghate, Ninad; Godghate, Neha;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports, volume 6, issue 3, pages 78-79 (issn: 2250-0685, eissn: 2321-3817, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Indian Orthopaedic Research Group
Introduction: Calcinosis circumscripta is a form of ectopic mineralization characterized by single or multiple cutaneous nodules containing calcium salts. Calcinosis cutis circumscripta is a very rare form of idiopathic calcinosis cutis arising in the second half oflife. It typically involves the extremities and is associated with prior trauma and scleroderma. We dealt with a very rare form of calcinosis cutis circumscripta in a healthy patient, for whom surgical excision revealed to be an effective and successful treatment. Case presentation: 33-year-old male presented to OPD with swelling over the right knee joint. Clinically the swelling was adhered to skin, ...
free text keywords: Case Report, Calcinosis cutis circumscripta, knee joint, rare

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