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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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Tumoral calcinosis is a disorder of unknown cause characterized by localized accumulations of calcific masses.
Tumoral CPPDCD should be differentiated from tumoral calcinosis and malignant or benign tumors such as synovial chondromatosis.
Tumoral calcinosis of the thoracic spine: a case report and literature review.
In the first case, CT of the left hip with contrast revealed an amorphus calcified soft tissue mass with multicystic fluid levels located in the left proximal thigh Figure 1A, B and C (arrows) consistent with the clinical setting as above with tumoral calcinosis secundary to end stage renal disease.
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.
Saurabh, Bellovich, and McCullough (2011), in a review article, reported that sodium thiosulfate has been used therapeutically for more than 100 years for a variety of conditions, including acute cyanide poisoning, tumoral calcinosis, and nephrocalcinosis.
Tumoral calcinosis secondary to chronic kidney disease
Tumoral calcinosis may be defined as metastatic peri-articular calcifications that can be found in a wide variety of conditions such as primary hyperthyroidism and connective tissue diseases, as well as an idiopathic form.
Until now, only 1 disorder with a genetic defect in the biosynthesis of mucin-type O-glycans has been described: familial tumoral calcinosis (FTC) associated with mutations in the UDPN-acetyl-[alpha]-D-galactosamine:polypeptide-N-acetylgalacto -saminyltransferase 3 gene (GALNT3) [7] (6).
10-14) In contrast, no nannobacteria were found during their search in a row of cases of tumoral calcinosis, subepidermal calcified nodule, and some others.
Morphologically, the pseudogout lesions may resemble gout and other conditions, such as tumoral calcinosis.
HISTORY: The term tumoral calcinosis was coined by Inclan (3) in 1943 but this condition was recognized as an entity much earlier.