Extensive Calcinosis in an Adult Nigerian Woman with Dermatomyositis
Objectives: Extensive calcinosis in a patient with dermatomyositis is a rare clinical presentation in adults. The aim of this report is to present the clinical and radiographic features of a 25-year-old woman with dermatomyositis and extensive calcinosis.
Case Presentation: A 25-year-old woman with extensive calcinosis on background dermatomyositis is described.
Results: The clinical and radiographic features of the patient were consistent with dermatomyositis complicated by extensive calcinosis in an adult.
Conclusion: Dermatomyositis with extensive calcinosis is a rare clinical presentation in adults.
Issue: Vol. 2 No. 2 (2015) (view)