calcinosis cutis

Idiopathic Scrotal Calcinosis is a skin condition that I occasionally encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Idiopathic Scrotal Calcinosis is the most common type of idiopathic calcinosis cutis.  It most commonly occurs in young men and clinically appears as small white firm papules underneath the scrotal skin.  Although they are […]

Metastatic Calcinosis Cutis is a skin condition that I occasionally encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Clinically, calcified white nodules appear throughout the skin and is caused by a disturbance in the levels of calcium and phosphate in the blood.  The most common cause of the imbalance in calcium and […]

Dystrophic Calcinosis Cutis is a skin condition that I occasionally encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Dystrophic Calcinosis Cutis occurs when calcium deposits in the skin due to a inflammatory process or a skin lesion that is already existing in the skin.  The calcium level in the body is normal […]

Tumoral Calcinosis is a type of Calcinosis Cutis that I occasionally encounter in both my The Woodlands dermatology and Conroe dermatology offices.  Clinically, the lesions are very large white nodules that appear in areas of increased pressure such as the joints of the elbow or knee.  Typically, the skin is not involved as the calcium […]