A case of idiopathic vulvar calcinosis: the first in Japan.

  title={A case of idiopathic vulvar calcinosis: the first in Japan.},
  author={Yoshitaka Fukaya and Haruyasu Ueda},
  journal={The Journal of dermatology},
  volume={18 11},
Idiopathic calcinosis of the scrotum is a rare condition of unknown etiology. As counterparts of this male disorder, only two female cases have been reported. We report a third case, the first of its kind, in Japan. Histochemical stains revealed acid mucopolysaccharide (acid-MPS) within the calcinosis and many infiltrated mast cells near it; these might histogenese the calcium deposition. Immunohistochemically, polyclonal carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and keratin stains revealed no positive… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…