Difference between revisions of "Calcinosis"

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'''Definition'''
  
(Science: dermatology) a [[condition]] which is characterised by the deposition of [[calcium]] in [[nodular]] [[foci]] in the [[body]] [[tissues]].
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''noun, plural: calcinoses''
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A condition characterized by the [[atypical]] formation of [[calcium]] [[deposit]]s in various bodily [[tissue]]s due to local or [[systemic]] [[factor]]s.
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'''Supplement'''
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An example is the [[calcinosis cutis]] (e.g. [[dystrophic calcinosis]]) that occurs as a response to any soft tissue [[damage]].
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''Related terms:''
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*[[Tumoural calcinosis]]
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*[[Dystrophic calcinosis]]
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*Calcinosis circumscripta
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*Calcinosis intervertebralis
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*Calcinosis universalis

Latest revision as of 07:03, 29 June 2009

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.


Related terms: