calcinosis circumscripta


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Related to calcinosis circumscripta: Calcinosis cutis

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.
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cal·ci·no·sis cir·cum·scrip·'ta

localized deposits of calcium salts in the skin and subcutaneous tissues, usually surrounded by a zone of granulomatous inflammation; clinically, the lesions resemble the tophi of gout.
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cal·ci·no·sis cir·cum·scrip·ta

(kal-si-nō'sis sĭr-kŭm-skrip'tă)
Localized deposits of calcium salts in the skin and subcutaneous tissues, usually surrounded by a zone of granulomatous inflammation; clinically, the lesions resemble the tophi of gout.
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Profichet,

Georges Charles, French physician, 1873–.
Profichet syndrome - calcareous deposits, primarily affecting extremities. Synonym(s): calcinosis circumscripta; calcinosis cutis
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