MILIA-LIKE IDIOPATHIC CALCINOSIS CUTIS


Milia-like idiopathic calcinosis cutis (MICC) usually appears in children with Down syndrome, but some rare cases of MICC without any association with Down syndrome are also known.

Clinical

Typical are multiple asymptomatic discrete milia-like papules distributed over the face and extremities. Onset may be in the first few years of life.

Treatment

Individual lesions may be removed surgically. No method of preventing the development of new lesions is known.

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