*  Systemic scleroderma | Article about Systemic scleroderma by The Free Dictionary
a disease of man, of the group... Explanation of Systemic scleroderma ... An abnormal increase in collagenous connective tissue in the skin. Also known as chorionitis; dermatosclerosis; scleriasis. ... An abnormal increase in collagenous connective tissue in the skin. Also known as chorionitis; dermatosclerosis; scleriasis. ... CREST syndrome, a relatively benign, slowly progressive variant of systemic scleroderma consists of calcinosis, Raynaud's ...
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*  Evaluation of Calcinosis in Systemic Sclerosis - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Calcinosis. Pathologic Processes. Connective Tissue Diseases. Skin Diseases. Calcium Metabolism Disorders. Metabolic Diseases. ... Evaluation of Calcinosis Prevalence in Systemic Sclerosis : a Cross Sectional Study Evaluating Calcinosis Cutis Prevalence by ... Evaluation of Calcinosis in Systemic Sclerosis (CALCIDERMIS). The safety and scientific validity of this study is the ... Calcinosis cutis prevalence by radiographic assessment [ Time Frame: at inclusion ( baseline) ]. Secondary Outcome Measures : * ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03340194?recrs=abc&cond=%22Scleroderma%2C+Systemic%22&rank=12
*  Sodium Thiosulfate for Treatment of Calcinosis Associated With Juvenile and Adult Dermatomyositis - Full Text View -...
Neuromuscular Diseases. Nervous System Diseases. Polymyositis. Connective Tissue Diseases. Skin Diseases. Calcium Metabolism ... defined as calcinosis involving the torso or 2 extremities) and moderate to severe calcinosis (indicated by a calcinosis ... Calcinosis, a serious complication of dermatomyositis, involves deposition of calcium (carbonate apatite) in soft tissue, and ... Calcinosis can be painful and cause disabilities and other problems. Researchers want to learn more about calcinosis to find ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT03267277
*  Calcification of The Soft Tissue of The Hands Following Collagen Injection: A Case Report | MedCrave
Calcinosis has been associated with connective tissue disease, such as in systemic sclorosis (scleroderma) or polymyositis- ... Collagens are fibrous, insoluble protiens found in the connective tissues including bones, skin, cartilage and ligaments. This ... Calcification (deposits of calcium phosphate) or calcinosis may occur in many different soft tissues including the soft tissues ... revealed clumps of calcification of the soft tissues suggesting a connective tissue disoerder. The calcification extended to ...
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*  Connective Tissue Diseases Flashcards - Musculoskeletal | Brainscape
No skin tightening proximal to elbows / knees (except face). • Anti-centromere ANA in 75% of pxs. >50% have Scl-70 Abs ... Calcinosis, Raynaud's, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasias.. • Ca deposits are often on finger pad. • ... Photosensitivity - When skin cells die, immune system is upregulated, which may lead to a flare. •Blood - hemolytic anemia ( ... Treating life-threatening disease of kidney, brain, heart, or lung w/ lupus. ...
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*  Dermatologic Manifestations of Mixed Connective Tissue Disease: Background, Pathophysiology, Etiology
U1-ribonucleoprotein (RNP) antibodies are a specific marker of the disease. ... Mixed connective-tissue disease (MCTD) is a disorder with features of systemic sclerosis (SSc), lupus erythematosus, and ... Mixed connective tissue disease associated with skin defects of livedoid vasculitis. Clin Rheumatol. 2000. 19(5):381-4. [ ... Presentation of calcinosis cutis universalis in mixed connective tissue disorder: an encounter during hip arthroplasty. BMJ ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1066445-overview
*  Systemic Sclerosis Imaging: Overview, Radiography, Computed Tomography
Systemic sclerosis is a multisystem disease of connective tissue that is accompanied by vasculopathy. Scleroderma, its original ... Scleroderma, its original name, means hard skin.. Progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS) is a connective tissue disease ... CREST syndrome (calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, skin pigmentation, telangiectasias) * Mixed connective ... Systemic sclerosis is a multisystem disease of connective tissue that is accompanied by vasculopathy. ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/362660-overview
*  Calcinosis cutis
Dystrophic calcification is commonly seen in autoimmune connective tissue diseases, especially in the CREST form of scleroderma ... Calcinosis cutis, or cutaneous calcification, is the deposition of insoluble calcium salts in the skin due to local ... Calcinosis cutis. Subscriber Sign In VisualDx Mobile Feedback Select Language Share Get VisualDx Mobile. There are VisualDx ... L94.2 - Calcinosis cutis. SNOMEDCT:. 21323007 - Calcinosis cutis. Look For. Subscription Required. Diagnostic Pearls. ...
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*  Limited cutaneous systemic sclerosis - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice
... of the face and neck or the skin distal to the elbows and/or knees. It does not affect the upper arms, upper legs, or trunk. ... A type of systemic sclerosis characterized by skin fibrosis of the fingers (sclerodactyly) and, in some cases, ... Systemic sclerosis (a type of scleroderma) is an autoimmune connective tissue disease characterized by the production of ... Previously known as CREST syndrome, which stands for the presence of calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, ...
  http://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-us/593
*  Topical Sodium Thiosulfate and Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser in Treating Dermatomyositis Associated Calcinosis - Full Text...
Muscular Diseases. Musculoskeletal Diseases. Neuromuscular Diseases. Nervous System Diseases. Connective Tissue Diseases. Skin ... is calcinosis, or deposits of calcium within the skin and muscle tissue. In addition to being cosmetically unappealing, ... as well as the quality of life related to skin disease and the calcinosis lesions will be completed during the screening period ... One calcinosis lesion will be treated, assessed, and followed. If a second calcinosis lesion is present, it will act as a ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01572844?recr=Open&cond=%22Polymyositis%22&rank=14
*  Dermatologica Sinica
Calcinosis cutis is commonly associated with several connective tissue diseases, but is rare in systemic lupus erythematosus ( ... A skin biopsy revealed calcinosis cutis. Subcutaneous calcifications were found over her lower legs by radiological studies. ... Exophthalmos and skin lesions got worse in recent two months. Light microscopic examination of the skin specimen revealed ... SLE). We report a case of calcinosis cutis in a 31-year-old woman with a 7-year history of SLE. Multiple skin-colored, hard, ...
  http://dermatol-sinica.com/web/backissues_1.php?y=1999&n=2
*  Prevention and Treatment of Digital Ulcers in Systemic Sclerosis - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Connective Tissue Diseases. Skin Diseases. Sildenafil Citrate. Iloprost. Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors. Bosentan. Endothelin ... those evolving on a pitting scar or subcutaneous calcinosis due to a combined irritative-inflammatory mechanism. An early ... Systemic sclerosis is an orphan, multiorgan disease affecting the connective tissue of the skin and several internal organs. ... IN THIS STUDY WE CONSIDER ONLY DU (1) LOSS OF TISSUE. THE OTHER DU (2) and DU (3) ARE REGISTERED IN THE DATA BASE IF THEY ARE ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01836263
*  Polymyositis - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment
Calcinosis. Calcinosis is a condition that manifests as calcium deposits in the skin and other tissues of the body. Common ... Polymyositis or dermatomyositis associated with another connective-tissue disease. *Inclusion body myositis Inflammation of ... Polymyositis or dermatomyositis associated with malignancy Inflammation of muscles with or without skin manifestations due to ... Interstitial lung disease, where the lungs are affected causing breathlessness. *Aspiration pneumonia. Due to difficulty in ...
  https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/polymyositis.htm
*  Limited Scleroderma? | DailyStrength
... undifferentiated connective tissue disease with features of CREST.' They won't count the swelling fingers, and the one ... Scleroderma is a rare, chronic disease characterized by excessive deposits of collagen. Scleroderma affects the skin, and in ... I want to know about calcinosis as I am waiting to hear what they will do about my ankle where I have it and it is affecting my ... Anti cardiolipin antibodies negative and complements normal.They now say unclassified connective tissue disease instead of mctd ...
  https://www.dailystrength.org/group/scleroderma/discussion/limited-scleroderma
*  Alvaro Laga | Harvard Catalyst Profiles | Harvard Catalyst
Histopathologic Spectrum of Connective Tissue Diseases Commonly Affecting the Skin. Surg Pathol Clin. 2017 Jun; 10(2):477-503. ... Intralesional Sodium Thiosulfate Treatment for Calcinosis Cutis in the Setting of Lupus Panniculitis. JAMA Dermatol. 2017 Sep ... Models of Disease (MoD) Boot Camp Three-week course for clinical fellows starting basic/translational postdoctoral research. ... Laga AC, Shroba SM, Hanna J. Atypical hand, foot and mouth disease in adults associated with coxsackievirus A6: a clinico- ...
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*  Scleroderma
... , or systemic sclerosis, is an autoimmune connective tissue disease that involves sclerotic changes of the skin and ... calcinosis, Raynaud phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasias) refers to a subset of patients with ... Scleroderma can affect the connective tissue of any organ, including the skin, gastrointestinal tract, lungs, kidneys, joints, ... The subsets are defined by the degree of skin involvement, so the classification does not predict systemic organ disease. The ...
  https://www.visualdx.com/visualdx/diagnosis/scleroderma?diagnosisId=52310&moduleId=101
*  List of cutaneous conditions - Wikipedia
Methotrexate-induced papular eruption Mixed connective tissue disease (Sharp's syndrome, undifferentiated connective tissue ... and subcutaneous tissue. The two main types of human skin are: glabrous skin, the hairless skin on the palms and soles (also ... Iatrogenic calcinosis cutis Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis (idiopathic calcified nodules of the scrotum) Lafora disease Lesch- ... Peeling skin syndrome (acral peeling skin syndrome, continual peeling skin syndrome, familial continual skin peeling, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cutaneous_conditions
*  American Medical Association Approves New Category III CPT Codes Describing Cytori's Scleroderma Therapy - MarketWatch
About Scleroderma Scleroderma is a rare and chronic connective tissue disease generally classified as an autoimmune rheumatic ... skin discoloration resulting from narrowing of the blood vessels in response to cold, emotional upset, or stress), calcinosis ( ... as hardening of the skin is one of the most visible manifestations of the disease. An estimated 300,000 Americans have ... hard skin of the digits,' and is characterized by shiny, tight skin on the fingers. RP affects more than 90% of patients with ...
  https://www.marketwatch.com/story/american-medical-association-approves-new-category-iii-cpt-codes-describing-cytoris-scleroderma-therapy-2017-07-10
*  Adult and Juvenile Myositis - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
Muscular Diseases. Musculoskeletal Diseases. Neuromuscular Diseases. Nervous System Diseases. Connective Tissue Diseases. Skin ... Disease Assessment. Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors. Juvenile Polymyositis. Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Calcinosis. ... Patients with undifferentiated connective tissue disease. viii. Patients with signs or symptoms of myositis (such as weakness, ... Skin assessment, possibly including photographs of lesions and a skin biopsy (removal of a small skin sample under local ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00017914?recrs=abc&cond=%22Muscular+Diseases%22&rank=41
*  Scleroderma Treatment & Management: Approach Considerations, Pruritus, Raynaud Phenomenon
... and it is used to describe a disease characterized by progressive skin hardening and induration. Hippocrates first described ... and preserves lung function in patients with connective tissue disease-related interstitial lung disease. Chest. 2006 Jul. 130( ... Assist the patient in avoiding contamination of any skin wound caused by ischemic lesions or calcinosis. ... Fibrosing connective tissue disorders of the skin: molecular similarities and distinctions. J Dermatol Sci. 2013 Jun. 70(3):151 ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/331864-treatment
*  CREST syndrome - Wikipedia
CREST is not easily diagnosed as it closely mimics symptoms of other connective tissue and autoimmune diseases. Diagnoses are ... CREST causes thickening and tightening of the skin with deposition of calcific nodules ("calcinosis"). Raynaud's phenomenon is ... is a multisystem connective tissue disorder. The acronym "CREST" refers to the five main features: calcinosis, Raynaud's ... Early in the course of the disease, the skin may appear edematous and inflamed. Eventually, dermal fibroblasts overproduce ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CREST_syndrome
*  Scleroderma
The term means hard skin, which refers to the smooth, tightened or thickened... ... This form of the disease involves the skin, as well as the underlying connective tissues, including blood vessels, muscles, ... C - Calcinosis. This refers to the formation of calcium deposits under the skin. These are seen as hard, white areas on the ... The disease may be active for several years, followed by a quiet period during which skin symptoms remain stable and joint pain ...
  http://www.scottzashinmd.com/scleroderma.htm
*  Week Two Notes: Complementary Meds, Modalities | Twenty One Days
Systemic Sclerosis (scleroderma): Disease of all connective tissue that is autoimmune in origin and can cause inflammation. ... thickening skin, changes to vasculature, synovium, skeletal muscles, and internal organs. NSAIDs CREST Calcinosis, Raynaud's, ... Rheumatoid Arthritis: A chronic, systemic inflammatory, auto-immune disease affecting the connective tissues of synovial ... Arthritis and Connective Tissue Diseases Osteoarthritis non-inflammatory, progressive disorder of diarthrodial joints (synovial ...
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*  Calcinosis cutis - Wikipedia
Diseases of connective tissue Hypercalcemia Hyperphosphatemia Calicinosis cutis is associated with systemic sclerosis. ... Calcinosis cutis (or cutaneous calcification) is a type of calcinosis wherein calcium deposits form in the skin. A variety of ... Calcinosis cutis in a dog with Cushing's syndrome Calcinosis cutis in human tissue Calcinosis List of cutaneous conditions ... calcinosis cutis Metastatic calcinosis cutis Iatrogenic calcinosis cutis Traumatic calcinosis cutis Idiopathic calcinosis cutis ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcinosis_cutis
*  Ch. 6 terms - a Rheumatoid arthritis 2 A metabolic disease characterized by inflammation in the foot knee or elbow a Gout 3 One...
a. Rheumatoid arthritis 2. A metabolic disease characterized by inflammation in the foot, knee or elbow. a. Gout 3. One who ... Two words) a. Pigeon Chest 5. Characterized by the deposit of lime salts on the tissues a. Calcinosis 6. Inflammation of the ... Locally inflamed muscles and connective tissue a. Fibromyositis 11. The diagnostic term for knees are bent outward is: (two ... Two words) a. Anthropometric Measurements 2. Measures subcutaneous body fat (three words) a. Triceps Skin Calipers 3. A type of ...
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