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Calcification changes in Dermatomyositis

Dermatomyositis is one of these diseases that show CALCIFICATION ABOUT THE FINGERTIPS ; like Scleroderma and Calcinosis universalis.
Calcification of the fingertips with associated terminal phalangeal erosion is one manifestation. More commonly, there is extensive calcification in muscles and subcutaneous tissue underlying the associated skin lesions.

Irregular calcific deposits involve all the fingers.