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Quiz: What Is the Cause of Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Nodules on This Woman?

Quiz: What Is the Cause of Cutaneous and Subcutaneous Nodules on This Woman?

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A 27-year-old woman with a long-standing history of juvenile dermatomyositis developed cutaneous and subcutaneous nodules (Figure 1-6). A biopsy was performed.  

What is the best diagnosis?

A. Gout
B. Pseudogout   
C. Idiopathic calcinosis
D. Calcinosis cutis in the setting of dermatomyositis

Answer on page 2

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