Periarticular ectopic calcinosis probably due to 1 alpha-OH-vitamin D3 therapy, and successful treatment with bisphosphonate compound in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.


We describe the case of a 25-year-old woman who developed soft tissue ectopic nephritis. Ectopic calcinosis rarely occurs in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients. This is the first detailed case report of metastatic ectopic calcinosis, one of two categories of ectopic calcinosis, probably due to 1 alpha-OH-vitamin D3 therapy. We administered disodium… (More)


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