Ann Dermatol.  1989 Jul;1(2):80-82. 10.5021/ad.1989.1.2.80.

An Unusual Case of Transepidermal Elimination of Calcinosis Cutis


A 45 year-old Korean woman presented with multiple pruritic umbilicated papules on both ankles of 3 months duration. Histopathologic findings showed calcium deposits in the upper dermis and the transepidermal elimination of calcium. This is a very rare presentation of calcinosis cutis.


Calcinosis cutis; Transepidermal dlimination
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