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calcinosis

 [kal″sĭ-no´sis]
a condition characterized by abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues.
calcinosis circumscrip´ta localized deposition of calcium in small nodules in subcutaneous tissues or muscle.
calcinosis universa´lis widespread deposition of calcium in nodules or plaques in the dermis, panniculus, and muscles.

cal·ci·no·sis

(kal'si-nō'sis),
A condition characterized by the deposition of calcium salts in nodular foci in various tissues other than the parenchymatous viscera; the two well-known forms, calcinosis circumscripta and calcinosis universalis, are not associated with tissue damage or demonstrable metabolic disease; other forms are the result of abnormal calcium and/or phosphorous metabolism. See: metastatic calcification.
[calcium + -osis, condition]

calcinosis

/cal·ci·no·sis/ (-no´sis) a condition characterized by abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues.
calcinosis circumscrip´ta  localized deposition of calcium in small nodules in subcutaneous tissues or muscle.
calcinosis universa´lis  widespread deposition of calcium in nodules or plaques in the dermis, panniculus, and muscles.

calcinosis

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

calcinosis

[kal′sənō′sis]
a condition characterized by abnormal deposits of calcium salts in various tissues. The deposits appear as nodules or plaques and may occur in the skin, connective tissue, muscles, or intervertebral disks. Usually the nodules occur secondary to dermatomyositis or to a preexisting inflammatory degenerative or neoplastic dermatosis, primarily scleroderma.
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Calcinosis cutis

calcinosis

A condition characterised by nodular deposits of calcium in tissue.

cal·ci·no·sis

(kalsi-nōsis)
A condition characterized by the deposition of calcium salts in nodular foci in various tissues.
[calcium + -osis, condition]

calcinosis

Abnormal deposition of calcium salts in skin, muscles, or connective tissues in the course of a connective tissue disorder such as SCLERODERMA or DERMATOMYOSITIS.

calcinosis

deposition of nodular foci of calcium salts in various tissues, other than the viscera (see CREST)

cal·ci·no·sis

(kalsi-nōsis)
Condition characterized by deposition of calcium salts in nodular foci in various tissues other than the parenchymatous viscera.
[calcium + -osis, condition]

calcinosis (kal´sənō´sis),

n 1. the deposition of calcium salts in various tissues because of hypercalcemia and tissue degeneration.
2. the presence of calcification in or under the skin. The condition may occur in a localized (calcinosis circumscripta) or generalized (calcinosis universalis) form.

calcinosis

a condition characterized by abnormal deposition of calcium salts in the tissues.

calcinosis circumscripta
localized deposition of calcium in small nodules in subcutaneous tissues, tongue or attached to tendons or joint capsules. Called also tumoral calcinosis.
calcinosis cutis
cutaneous mineralization, a characteristic lesion in dogs with hyperadrenocorticism. Lesions are commonest on the dorsal midline, ventral abdomen and inguinal region. The skin is usually thin and atrophic.
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Calcinosis cutis in a dog with Cushing's syndrome.
enzootic calcinosis
calcinosis occurring in larger numbers of animals in a local population than chance warrants. Usually a plant poisoning. May be caused by the following calcinogenic plants: solanummalacoxylon, S. linneanum,cestrumdiurnum,nierembergia veitchii and trisetum flavescens. Manifested clinically by chronic wasting, reluctance to walk and constant shifting of weight from limb to limb. Called also enteque seco.
multicentric periarticular calcinosis
described in Hungarian vizsla dogs in association with a renal tubular defect in phosphorus transport, causing progressive lameness.
pulmonary calcinosis
tumoral calcinosis
circumscribed, hard swellings with a granular radiopacity, usually immovable and located in horses on the lateral aspect of the proximal tibia.
calcinosis universalis
widespread deposition of calcium in nodules or plaques in the dermis, panniculus and muscles.
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