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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2011;54(2):123-126.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/KJOG.2011.54.2.123    Published online February 1, 2011.
Calcinosis circumscripta of the both salpinx: A case report.
Young Ah Kim, Han Seong Kim, Doo Young Chang, Kyung Chul Jun, Myung Kwon Jeon, Eung Soo Lee
1Department of Obtetrics and Gynecology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea. camanbal@paik.ac.kr
2Department of Pathology, Ilsan Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea.
Abstract
Calcinosis circumscripta is defined by calcification in soft tissues. Clinically, calcinosis circumscripta is described as firm, white dermal papules, plaques, or subcutaneous nodules found in various sites. They commonly ulcerate, extruding a chalky white material that is frequently identified as hydroxyapatite. Calcinosis circumscripta most commonly involves the hand and wrist of middle-aged woman. The etiology and pathogenesis of calcinosis circumscripta are unknown. We experienced a case of calcinosis circumscrpita of salpinx which was suspected ovarian tumor. Calcinosis circumscripta is extremely rare in gynecologic area. Here we report the case with review of literature.
Key Words: Calcinosis circumscripta, Salpinx


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