Dermatomyositis and metastatic lung adenocarcinoma first presenting as calcinosis cutis

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio.
Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology 01/2012; 5(1):47-8.
Source: PubMed


Calcinosis cutis is a rare complication of adult dermatomyositis. The authors report a case of dystrophic calcinosis cutis that ultimately led to the diagnosis of dermatomyositis and metastatic lung adenocarcinoma.

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