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Calcinosis circumscripta is a rare disorder characterized by the deposition of calcium deposits in the skin. It is usually seen in children and young adults, and is more common in females. The deposits are usually found on the hands, feet, elbows, and knees, and can range in size from a few millimeters to several centimeters. The cause of calcinosis circumscripta is unknown, but it is thought to be related to an abnormal immune response. Treatment typically involves the use of topical corticosteroids and other medications to reduce inflammation and reduce the size of the deposits. Surgery may be necessary in some cases.
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