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European Journal of Dermatology

Unusual calcinosis of muscular loges in a 37 year old patient with a history of juvenile dermatomyositis Volume 20, issue 5, September-October 2010

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Auteur(s) : Julie Fleury, Gérard Guillet, Vassilis AnyfantakiS, Vincent Huguier CHU Poitiers, Dermatology department, Rue de la Milétrie, 86000 Poitiers, France Calcinosis cutis (CC) is an important complication of juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM)-an idiopathic autoimmune-mediated inflammatory process affecting the striated muscles and skin. It can appear several years after the onset of the disease and it also concerns 20% of adult forms [1, 2]. We present a case of a 37-year-old man who presented...