Calcinosis cutis following extravasation of calcium gluconate in neonates.

Neonatal hypocalcemia is not an uncommon condition, especially in the premature neonate. It is effectively treated by intravenous infusion with calcium gluconate. We treated nine neonates with subcutaneous calcium deposition following calcium replacement with calcium gluconate from Jan. 1997 to Dec. 1997. Three of the infants were born to diabetic mothers… (More)