microlithiasis


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microlithiasis

 [mi″kro-lĭ-thi´ah-sis]
the formation of minute concretions in an organ.
microlithiasis alveola´ris pulmo´num (pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis) a condition simulating pulmonary tuberculosis, with deposition of minute calculi in the alveoli of the lungs.

mi·cro·li·thi·a·sis

(mī'krō-li-thī'ă-sis),
The formation, presence, or discharge of minute concretions, or gravel, for example, testicular microlithiasis.

microlithiasis

/mi·cro·li·thi·a·sis/ (mi″kro-lĭ-thi´ah-sis) the formation of minute concretions in an organ.
microlithiasis alveola´ris pulmo´num , pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis deposition of minute, sandlike calculi in the pulmonary alveoli.

mi·cro·li·thi·a·sis

(mī'krō-li-thī'ă-sis)
The formation, presence, or discharge of minute concretions, or gravel.

microlithiasis

the formation of minute concretions in an organ.

microlithiasis alveolaris pulmonum
a rare condition in dogs of unknown etiology. There is deposition of minute calculi in the alveoli of the lungs and progressively compromised pulmonary function so that the affected dog shows dyspnea, cough and fatigue. Called also pulmonary calcinosis, and pumice-stone lung. Called also pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis.
pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
see microlithiasis alveolaris pulmonum (above).
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Bilateral testicular microlithiasis predicts the presence of the precursor of testicular germ cell tumors in subfertile men.
Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy in a patient with pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis.
Mutations in SLC34A2 cause pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis and are possibly associated with testicular microlithiasis.
Methodology: It was a cross-sectional study on infants aged less than one year old, diagnosed as patients with microlithiasis and nephrolithiasis, over three months period (since March 2010) who were referred to pediatrician in a city of East Azerbaijan province.
Subsequent computed tomography of the chest revealed that his lungs were filled with multiple small calcifications and ground glass opacities with air bronchograms involving all lobes, consistent with diffuse alveolar microlithiasis.
Treatment and follow-up of pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis with disodium editronate: radiological demonstration.
But it remains unclear what the optimum follow-up care is for patients with testicular microlithiasis, which is characterized at sonography by multiple micro-calcifications in the testes.
Of the 137 patients with testicular microlithiasis, 8 (5.
Incidence is highest in patients with small gallstones or microlithiasis, as these stones are more likely to escape the gallbladder and transit the cystic duct to reach the common bile duct.
Testicular microlithiasis is defined as >5 punctate, nonshadowing, intratesticular calcifications (Figure 8).
In addition, rare distinctive lesions such as pulmonary LCH, LAM, and alveolar microlithiasis are amenable to sampling by TBB.