calcinosis


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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

n calcinosis f
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In addition to these findings, he had calcinosis cutis on elbows, knees, hips, and fingers, as well as photosensitivity.
Vinpocetine has successfully reversed tumoral calcinosis (tumor-like calcium deposits) in hemodialysis patients with renal failure.
Other involvements of the skin can be less frequent such as sclerodactyly, edema, and calcinosis.
Caso inusual de calcinosis enzootica por el consumo de Solanum glaucophyllum en un encierre a corral.
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.
Idiopathic scrotal calcinosis (ISC) was first described in 1883 by Lewinski.
Hypercalcemia without hypercalciuria or hypophosphatemia, calcinosis and renal insufficiency: a syndrome following prolonged intake of milk and alkali.
Physical examination, blood analyses, and imaging as required were done to screen the patients for disease-related cutaneous (Raynaud's phenomenon, cutaneous sclerosis, hypochromic spots, skin calcinosis, stellate scars, ulcerations, chronic ulcers), cardiovascular (loud S2), pleuropulmonary (interstitial lung disease, chronic fibrosis, pulmonary arterial hypertension), and gastrointestinal (dysphagia, signs of intestinal malabsorption) signs and symptoms.
Other diseases of connection to Sephardi origin include: Alpha-Thalassemia, Ataxia Telangiectasia, Corticosterone Methyloxidase Type II Deficiency, Costeff Optical Atrophy, Cystic Fibrosis (CF), Familial Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Familial Tumoral Calcinosis (Normophosphatemic Type), Inclusion Body Myophy Type 28, Metachromic Leukodystrophy, Polyglandular Deficiency Syndrome, Pseudocholinesterase Deficiency, Spinal Muscular Athrophy (S.
In 2002, lobsters suffering from calcinosis, a physiological response to temperature stress, were reported from central LIS (Dove et al.
CHICAGO - The prognosis for adults diagnosed with calcinosis remains grim, despite some excellent treatment responses reported in children for this often disabling and disfiguring condition, according to Dr.
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).