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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-38

Idiopathic calcinosis cutis of the penis


Department of Dermatology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pimpri, Pune, India

Correspondence Address:
Ram Tainwala
1001, Swapna-Lok Tower-1, Marve road, Malad-West, Mumbai-64
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DOI: 10.4103/2229-5178.73258

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Calcification of the skin occurs in four main forms namely dystrophic, metastatic, iatrogenic and idiopathic. Idiopathic calcinosis cutis of the penis is exceedingly rare as only five cases have been reported till date to the best of our knowledge. Herein, we present another case of this rare entity in a 29-year old man and discuss its probable pathogenic origin.


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