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dys·tro·phic

(dis-trof'ik),
Relating to dystrophy.

dystrophic

(dĭ-strŏf′ĭk, -strō′fĭk)
adj.
1. Medicine Of, relating to, or afflicted with dystrophy.
2. Ecology Having brownish acidic waters, a high concentration of humic matter, and a small plant population. Used of a lake or pond.

dys′tro·phi·ca′tion (dĭs′trə-fĭ-kā′shən) n.

dystrophic

[distrof′ik]
Etymology: Gk, dys + trophe, nourishment
pertaining to a usually congenital disorder of structure or function of an organ or tissue that is aggravated by defective nutrition, such as accumulation of calcium salts in the cornea.

dys·tro·phic

(dis-trō'fik)
Relating to dystrophy.

dystrophic

pertaining to or emanating from dystrophia.

dystrophic calcification
mineralization of soft tissues can occur in hyperadrenocorticism, vitamin d toxicity, and hypervitaminosis A. See also calcification.
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7 The aim of presenting these two case reports was to describe the oral and dental features of two different types of Epidermolysis bullosa; simplex and dystrophic types and to discuss their dental management.
The slower oxidative muscle fibers have been shown to be less susceptible to developing the dystrophic pathology [60].
A 10-year-old boy presented with a rapidly progressive spinal deformity and scapulae asymmetry, due to dystrophic NF1 sharp angular proximal thoracic kyphoscoliosis (Figure 2(a)).
carried out these studies on the original kindred described by Bart and proved that these were cases of dominant dystrophic EB associated with congenital absence of skin.
On clinical examination, both legs and feet showed dystrophic skin changes with ulceration medially above the right ankle.
We also observed dystrophic changes in the neurons, including mainly chromatolysis in medial cortex and pycnotic changes in the upper layers.
A 37-year-old male patient with a pernio history of about 10 years, working as a construction worker in Afyon, a Turkish city that has seen the lowest winter temperatures for decades, was admitted to our clinic with complaints of red-purple hand lesions and the finger nails of both hands which were dystrophic.
The compound may have accomplished this by delivering nitric oxide, a key molecule involved in many physiological functions and found at reduced levels in dystrophic muscles.
Alex Hood was diagnosed with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (EB) when only a baby.
Researchers than treated old dystrophic mice with direct injection of THI.
There is considerable debate as to whether this term accurately applies, as some investigators suggest that ISC is truly a late presentation of epidermal inclusion cysts that have undergone dystrophic calcification.

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