A Rare Cause of Leg Ulcer: Calcinosis Cutis as a Part of CREST Syndrome


Demirsoy E. , ÇATAL C., YAZICI A. , BAYRAMGÜRLER D.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LOWER EXTREMITY WOUNDS, cilt.17, ss.282-284, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 17 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1177/1534734618799576
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LOWER EXTREMITY WOUNDS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.282-284

Özet

Leg ulcers are not a disease themselves, they are a symptom of a disease. To manage them properly, finding the correct diagnosis of the disease is mandatory. Our case is a model to underline that leg ulcers are a significant burden for the patient, because leg ulcer got ahead of the patient's other serious complaints such as Raynaud's phenomenon or sclerodactyly. Furthermore, our patient is also a model, and an attentive clinical evaluation is inevitable to find the correct diagnosis. We present our case aiming to underline the significance of full dermatologic examination in each ulceration to discover underlying disease.