Calcinosis

Calcinosis is the formation of calcium deposits in any soft tissue. ==Types== ===Dystrophic calcification=== The most common type of calcinosis is dystrophic calcification. This type of calcification can occur as a response to any soft tissue damage, including that involved in implantation of medical devices. ===Metastatic calcification=== Metasta...
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calcinosis

<dermatology> A condition which is characterised by the deposition of calcium in nodular foci in the body tissues. ... (21 Mar 1998) ...
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calcinosis

(kal″sĭ-no┬┤sis) a condition characterized by dystrophic calcifications in the tissues. calcinosis circumscripta localized dystrophic calcifications in subcutaneous tissues or muscle. calcinosis universalis widespread dystrophic calcifications in ...
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calcinosis

A condition in which abnormal amounts of calcium salts are found in soft tissue, such as muscle.
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Calcinosis

Calcinosis: An abnormal deposit of calcium salts in body tissues, as is seen in some forms of disease.
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calcinosis

Type: Term Pronunciation: kal′si-nō′sis Definitions: 1. A condition characterized by the deposition of calcium salts in nodular foci in various tissues other than the parenchymatous viscera; the two well-known forms, calcinosis circumscripta and calcinosis universalis, are not associated with tissue damage or demonstrable metabolic...
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