Calcinosis

Definition

noun, plural: calcinoses

A condition characterized by the atypical formation of calcium deposits in various bodily tissues due to local or systemic factors.


Supplement

An example is the calcinosis cutis (e.g. dystrophic calcinosis) that occurs as a response to any soft tissue damage.


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