2009
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.145.2.212-b
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Surgical Debridement of Painful Fingertip Calcinosis Cutis in CREST Syndrome

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“…In a recent review of calcinosis cutis associated with ACTD, 11 of 11 patients had a response following surgical excision and 8 of 11 patients had complete resolution without calcification recurrence (5). These findings fit well with previous independent studies that reported excellent results following surgical therapy (15,65,66). Further, in a review of hand surgery studies for systemic sclerosis, Bogoch and Gross (67) found that, of 13 reports evaluating calcinosis cutis, most reviewed studies demonstrated improvement of pain and functional outcomes.…”
Section: Procedural Therapysupporting
confidence: 88%
“…In a recent review of calcinosis cutis associated with ACTD, 11 of 11 patients had a response following surgical excision and 8 of 11 patients had complete resolution without calcification recurrence (5). These findings fit well with previous independent studies that reported excellent results following surgical therapy (15,65,66). Further, in a review of hand surgery studies for systemic sclerosis, Bogoch and Gross (67) found that, of 13 reports evaluating calcinosis cutis, most reviewed studies demonstrated improvement of pain and functional outcomes.…”
Section: Procedural Therapysupporting
confidence: 88%
“…However, surgery should only be performed in cases of urgent medical indication. [156][157][158] Treatment of telangiectasia. Telangiectasia may appear in the face, the hands (even on the palms) and the mucosa of patients with SSc.…”
Section: Treatmentmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Metakarpofalengeal ve interfalengeal eklemler üzerinde marjinal erozyonlar, parmak uçlarında skar ve paronişi gelişebilir (5). Kalsinosis kutise bağlı gelişen ağrı medikal tedaviye yanıt vermediğinde (nifedipin, kolşisin, pentoksifilin ve asetilsalisilik asit) cerrahi tedavi seçenekleri değerlendirilmelidir (8). Bizim hastamızda da metakarpofalengeal eklem üzerinde ve patellar bölgede kalsinozis kutis lezyonları mevcuttu.…”
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