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cal·ci·fy

(kal'si-fī),
To deposit or lay down calcium salts, as in the formation of bone.

cal·ci·fy

(kal'si-fī)
To deposit or lay down calcium salts, as in the formation of bone.
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Physiologic pineal region, choroid plexus, and dural calcifications in the first decade of life.
The researchers found that 19.1 percent of patients had hippocampal calcifications. The presence of hippocampal calcifications was associated with older age (odds ratio per year, 1.05), diabetes mellitus (odds ratio, 1.50), and smoking (odds ratio, 1.49).
In the study the team studied the association between vascular risk factors like high blood pressure, diabetes and smoking, and hippocampal calcifications on 1,991 patients with an average age of 78 years.
Nodular calcification is sometimes detected in the native coronary artery but is very rarely located in a saphenous vein graft (SVG).
A less understood cause of arterial stiffening is calcification. (16)
The patient herein reported kidney dysfunction and high CRP, often related to secondary hyperparathyroidism with bone mobilisation of calcium and multiple arterial calcifications. This mechanism was discarded by normal calcium and isolated calcification of the splenic artery.
In this study, the aim was to correlate mammographic features and especially casting type calcifications with prognosis in a large cohort of women with primary DCIS and a long follow-up.
Nevertheless, since aneurysm size does not completely represent the natural history of AAA [5-8] other risk factors, including calcification, have been investigated.
Compared to the general population, the chronic kidney disease (CKD) and dialysis patients were characterized by mineral metabolism disorder, oxidative stress, and a poor nutritional state, resulting in more prevalent and markedly more severe vascular calcification.
One theory is that gallstones can irritate the gallbladder wall, leading to inflammation and then calcification. Others believe that porcelain gallbladder is due to the obstruction of cystic ducts, which leads to bile stasis in the gallbladder, followed by the accumulation of calcium carbonate salts.
In our study the statistically significant features for the depiction of malignancy were entirely solid nodule with no cystic elements, spiculated margins, marked hypoechogenicity, micro- calcifications and cervical lymphadenopathy.
Chest radiographs and CT scan show bilateral symmetrical large opacities with irregular or ill-defined margins and calcifications surrounded by emphysematous changes.