Clinicopathological study of 6 cases of idiopathic calcinosis cutis: A case series

Case Report

Author Details : Tejashwini Kotian*, Prachi Gaddam, Susan Cherian, Raji Naidu, Uma Chaturvedi, Sruthimayura

Volume : 8, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 302-305

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Calcinosis cutis is a rare, benign and usually asymptomatic condition which may involve any part of skin. Characterized histologically by deposition of calcium within the dermis. Can present at variable site with variable pathogenesis. This case series present the rare entity of idiopathic cutaneous calcinosis which can be diagnosed accurately with clinical, pathological and metabolic correlation, is completely curable by surgical excision and has an excellent prognosis.

Keywords: Calcinosis cutis, Idiopathic, Histopathology, Dystrophic calcification.

How to cite : Kotian T , Gaddam P , Cherian S , Naidu R , Chaturvedi U , Sruthimayura, Clinicopathological study of 6 cases of idiopathic calcinosis cutis: A case series. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2021;8(2):302-305

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Received : 18-11-2020

Accepted : 05-02-2021

Available online : 19-05-2021

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