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MÆDICA - a Journal of Clinical Medicine | Vol. 10, nr. 1, 2015

ISSN 1841-9038  |  e-ISSN 2069-6116
ISSN-L 1841-9038
CNCSIS - CMR - B+

Impressive Subcutaneous Calcifications in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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ABSTRACT

Dystrophic calcinosis cutis was commonly described in long-term dermatomyositis or systemic sclerosis, being rarely reported in other connective tissue diseases.

We report the case of a 65-years old woman with an only 5-years history of systemic lupus erythematosus, who presents with multiple, impressive subcutaneous calcified masses and biological normal serum calcium and phosphate levels.

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