Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
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Jornal Vascular Brasileiro
Case Report

Calcinose distrófica cutânea na doença venosa crônica de membros inferiores

Dystrophic calcinosis cutis in chronic venous disease of the  lower limbs

Carolina Heil Arostegui Pacheco; Carmen Lucia Lascasas Porto; Juliana de Miranda Vieira; Ana Leticia de Mattos Milhomens; Rossano Kepler Alvim Fiorelli; Stenio Karlos Alvim Fiorell; Marcos Arêas Marques

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Resumo

As úlceras de membros inferiores, secundárias à doença venosa crônica (DVC), constituem um problema significativo de saúde pública no Brasil e representam cerca de 70% do total dessas úlceras. Apesar dos recentes avanços tecnológicos e das diversas opções terapêuticas utilizadas para essas lesões crônicas, existem diversos fatores que podem estar implicados na resistência ao tratamento. A calcificação distrófica cutânea (CDC) é uma condição rara e frequentemente subdiagnosticada, que, quando associada à DVC, pode estar associada à refratariedade no processo cicatricial. Neste artigo, relatamos um caso de CDC em paciente portador de DVC e discutimos a sua etiologia, fisiopatologia e possíveis opções de tratamento.

Palavras-chave

insuficiência venosa, úlcera cutânea, úlcera de perna, úlcera varicosa, calcinose, cicatrização de feridas

Abstract

Lower limb ulcers secondary to chronic venous disease (CVD) are a significant public health problem in Brazil and
account for about 70% of these ulcers. Despite recent technological advances and the various therapeutic options for
treatment of these chronic injuries, several factors may be involved in resistance to treatment. Dystrophic calcinosis
cutis (DCC) is a rare and often underdiagnosed condition that, when in conjunction with CVD, may be associated
with a refractory healing process. In this article, we report a case of DCC in a patient with CVD and discuss its etiology,
pathophysiology and possible treatment options.

Keywords

venous insufficiency; skin ulcer; leg ulcer; varicose ulcer; calcinosis; wound healing

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Submitted date:
12/30/2021

Accepted date:
06/13/2022

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