Soft tissue calcinosis

Case contributed by Dr Minh Xuan Truong

Presentation

New onset progressive hard subdermal deposits and skin thickening. Background of multiple auto-immune diseases including dermatomyositis, UC, psoriasis, Raynaud's phenomenon and Devic's disease.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male
X-ray

Calcinosis

Extensive soft tissue calcifications within the subcutaneous tissues and possibly muscles. No apparent underlying bony involvement. The appearances are in keeping with calcinosis, likely related to the patient's known dermatomyositis.

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Case information

rID: 40584
Case created: 27th Oct 2015
Last edited: 28th Oct 2015
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