Arch Dis Child doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-301731
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Cutaneous calcifications induced by heel pricks

  1. Periasamy Balasubramaniam
  1. Department of Dermatology, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, BCUHB, Wrexham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Periasamy Balasubramaniam, Department of Dermatology, Wrexham Maelor Hospital, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham LL13 7TD, UK; pbderm{at}
  1. Contributors PB was involved in the initial diagnosis and management of these patients. HSF and EMJ contributed to the follow-up of the patients and preparation of the manuscript.

  • Received 20 January 2012
  • Accepted 31 January 2012
  • Published Online First 7 March 2012

Case report

Two-year-old twin girls presented with several small yellow/white lumps on both heels. Some of these lumps discharged white material resulting in resolution. They did not have any discomfort on walking. They …

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