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cal·ci·no·sis

 (kăl′sə-nō′sĭs)
n.
An abnormal condition in which calcium salts are deposited in a part or tissue of the body.

[calc(i)- (influenced by calcine) + -osis.]

calcinosis

(ˌkælsɪˈnəʊsɪs)
n
(Pathology) the abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues of the body

cal•ci•no•sis

(ˌkæl səˈnoʊ sɪs)

n.
an abnormal condition characterized by the deposit of calcium salts in various tissues of the body.
[1925–30]
Translations

cal·ci·no·sis

n. calcinosis, presencia de sales cálcicas en la piel, los tejidos subcutáneos y los órganos.

calcinosis

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Key Words: Calcinosis cutis, Dystrophic calcification
In addition to these findings, he had calcinosis cutis on elbows, knees, hips, and fingers, as well as photosensitivity.
Cutaneous calcinosis or Calcinosis cutis is a skin disease of dogs characterized by dystrophic calcium deposition in dermis and subcutis tissues (Joffe, 1996).
In this review, we evaluated the use of calcium channel blockers in various dermatologic diseases, such as Raynaud's phenomenon, chilblains, chronic anal fissures, vulvodynia, keloids and burn scars, calcinosis cutis, and leiomyoma.
3) The classification of other types varies in the literature but include Calcinosis cutis circumscripta, Calcinosis universalis, tumoral calcinois and transplant associated calcinosis cutis.
The Mayo Clinic just reported that excision of symptomatic lesions resulted in 22 complete responses, 5 partial responses, and no response in 1 patient among 28 patients undergoing surgery for calcinosis cutis associated with autoimmune connective tissue disease (Arch.
Calcinosis cutis in chronic renal failure diagnosed by fine needle aspiration.
Calcinosis cutis is a well-known phenomenon in a variety of rheumatic conditions, particularly dermatomyositis, scleroderma and CREST (calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, oesophageal dysfunction, sclerodactyly and telangiectasia) but is rarely described in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Calcinosis cutis Deposits of calcium salts in the skin.