Leslie Robinson-Bostom

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Calcinosis Cutis (Benign Cutaneous Calcification, Benign Nodular Calcification)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Calcinosis cutis may be triggered by multiple diverse etiologies, ranging from chronic illnesses to acute traumatic and iatrogenic insults to the skin. Calcinosis cutis is classified as dystrophic, metastatic, iatrogenic, or idiopathic based on these causative agents. Dystrophic calcification results from localized trauma or inflammation in patients with normal…

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