Soft-tissue infection and underlying calcinosis of CREST syndrome

Tangri, Navdeep; Young, Barbara M.
October 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/24/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 9, p1059
Academic Journal
The article presents a case report regarding soft-tissue infection and underlying calcinosis of CREST syndrome in a 55-year old woman with a history of scleroderma. The clinical condition of the patient was described. It mentions several typical manifestation of CREST syndrome such as esophageal dysmotility and telangiectasia.


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