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NJBMS - Volume 7, Issue 4, April - June 2017

Pages: 247-250

Idiopathic Scrotal CalcinosisIn An Infant : Unusual Presentation

Author: Senthil Ponnusamy, Suhailur Rehman, Sayeedul Hasan Arif, R S Chana

Category: Pathology

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Abstract:

Background:

Calcinosis cutis is a process with accumulation of calcium in the dermis, forming masses anywhere in the body. Scrotalcalcinosis is a rare benign local process. Calcinosis cutis has four major types according to etiology. Scrotal calcinosis is mostly multiple, commonly occurs between third and fourth decades of life. It is extremely rare in infants. This is a case report of single calcified nodule that occurred in the scortum of an 8 month old boy. The lesion was identified by cytology and confirmed with histology. Various sites of few infantile calcinosis have been described till now. Here we report a very rare and first case in an infant, who presented with idiopathic calcinosis cutis in scrotum.

Keywords: Scrotal calcinosis cutis, Infant, Idiopathic, Dystrophic.

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