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Idiopathic calcinosis cutis

Definition

noun

A type of calcinosis cutis where cutaneous calcification is typically localized to one general area.


Supplement

This form of calcinosis cutis is very rare or uncommon compared to the dystrophic type of calcinosis cutis.

For instance, idiopathic scrotal calcinosis is a calcinosis occurring particularly on the scrotum.


Compare: dystrophic calcinosis cutis

See also: calcinosis cutis


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