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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To the Editor: A 65-year-old woman with calcinosis, Raynaud's phenomenon, esophageal dysmotility, sclerodactyly, and telangiectasia (CREST) syndrome was admitted to hospital because of progressive dyspnea on exertion for about 1 year.
The consensus process also yielded both general and specific recommendations for diagnosis and management - also with 100% agreement in almost all cases--addressing investigations to consider in all those with a JDM diagnosis, ways that MRI can be used (both for diagnosis and disease activity monitoring), the use of muscle biopsy (use in all cases involving atypical presentation), and assessment of calcinosis and skin, lung, and cardiac involvement.
In a study by Basheer Ahammed et al, 10 cases of scrotal calcinosis was reported.
Key Words: Calcinosis cutis, Dystrophic calcification
Asymmetric calcinosis in an adult with dermatomyositis
10) This interaction may provide a link between the recently explicated genetics and the progressive calcinosis seen in this rare disease.
Tumoral CPPDCD should be differentiated from tumoral calcinosis and malignant or benign tumors such as synovial chondromatosis.
30] demonstrated that SSc patients with skin calcinosis show increased expression of AGE products and RAGE compared to controls; limited SSc and diffuse SSc patients, however, show no consistent evidence of relation to autoantibody status, clinical or histological skin score, or patient age.
4 Scar, acrochordon, calcinosis and subcutaneous cutis, calcinosis scroti, palisaded encapsulated neuroma, fibrous papule/angiofibroma, neurofibroma, lipoma Inflammatory 80 73.
Calcinosis cutis presenting years before other clinical manifestations of juvenile dermatomyositis: report of two cases.