TITLE

Gluteal Calcinosis in a Patient With Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease: A Bulky Lesion Resected Surgically

AUTHOR(S)
IŞIK, Metin; GÜNER, Güneş; YEŞİLKAYA, Yakup; ÇALGÜNERİ, Meral
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Turkiye ;Oct2011 Supplement, p358
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Calcinosis frequently accompanies rheumatologic diseases and mostly occurs after trauma, due to structural damage, hypovascularity, and tissue hypoxia. Calcinosis may be seen in a localized area or it may be widespread, causing muscle atrophy, joint contractures, and skin ulceration. Herein, we report a patient with localized form of calcinosis that occured without history of trauma and the patient also has a diagnosis of undifferentiated connective tissue disease.
ACCESSION #
74554064

 

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