Treatment of Achilles tendon calcinosis in juvenile dermatomyositis with external ilizarov fixator

Efraim Bilavsky, Zvi Horesh, Jacob Amir, Elhanan Bar-On, Liora Harel

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Abstract

Calcinosis is a devastating complication of juvenile dermatomyositis and a challenging therapeutic problem. We report the use of an external Ilizarov fixator for the treatment of Achilles tendon calcinosis causing severe disability in a young girl with juvenile dermatomyositis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763-765
Number of pages3
JournalClinical and Experimental Rheumatology
Volume25
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2007

Keywords

  • Calcinosis
  • External fixator
  • Ilizarov
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis

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