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Livedo Reticularis Heralding Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy

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Livedo Reticularis Heralding Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy

Deepak Sundriyal et al. BMJ Case Rep.

Abstract

The term livedo reticularis is used to describe net-like purple rash usually on the lower limbs. It is an important clinical sign with diverse aetiologies. Hypercalcaemia is an uncommon but important clinical entity, sometimes associated with livedo reticularis. Generally, hypercalcaemia of renal failure and secondary hyperparathyroidism has been reported with this condition. We report a case of livedo reticularis heralding onset of hypercalcaemia of malignancy.

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Lower limb having mottled, purple-reddish lacy reticular rash known as livedo reticularis.

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