ContentsSynopsisCodesLook ForDiagnostic PearlsDifferential Diagnosis & PitfallsBest TestsManagement PearlsTherapyReferencesView all Images (7)
Scrotal calcinosis - Anogenital in
Print Captions OFF
Other Resources UpToDate PubMed

Scrotal calcinosis - Anogenital in

Print Images (7)
Contributors: Belinda Tan MD, PhD, Lowell A. Goldsmith MD, MPH, Benjamin K. Fisher MD
Other Resources UpToDate PubMed

Synopsis

Calcinosis of the scrotum is characterized by small asymptomatic nodules involving the scrotal skin. The nodules usually appear in childhood and continue to enlarge and multiply over time. At present, the etiology of these nodules is unknown. Trauma to and calcification of dartos muscle or the eccrine glands are some other theories of the origin of the calcinosis.

In some cases, the histology shows calcified epidermoid cysts.

Codes

ICD10CM:
E83.50 – Unspecified disorder of calcium metabolism

SNOMEDCT:
403571009 – Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis

Look For

Subscription Required

Diagnostic Pearls

Subscription Required

Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls

Best Tests

Subscription Required

Management Pearls

Subscription Required

Therapy

Subscription Required

References

Subscription Required

Last Updated: 11/21/2013
Copyright © 2019 VisualDx®. All rights reserved.
Scrotal calcinosis - Anogenital in
Captions OFF Print 7 Images
View all Images (7)
(with subscription)
Scrotal calcinosis : Cyst, Male genital, Pink color, Scrotum, Yellow color, Smooth nodules
Clinical image of Scrotal calcinosis
Pink and orange papules on the scrotum.
Copyright © 2019 VisualDx®. All rights reserved.