Iatrogenic calcinosis cutis

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Iatrogenic calcinosis cutis
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(A) The mass on the dorsum of the right hand. (B) The mass on the elbow of the right arm.

Iatrogenic calcinosis cutis is a cutaneous condition characterized by calcification of the skin resulting from the deposition of calcium and phosphorus introduced by a medical procedure, either inadvertently[1] or as a specific therapy.[2]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.
  2. Dünser, Martin W.; Rieder, Josef (8 February 2007). "Hydrofluoric Acid Burn". New England Journal of Medicine. 356 (6): e5. doi:10.1056/NEJMicm055763. PMID 17287472.