Calcinosis

Calcinosis is abnormal depositing of calcium salts (calcification) in body tissues. Normal calcification occurs in the development of bones and teeth. Calcinosis may occur in many different organs and tissues. Causes of calcinosis include tissue injury, tissue inflammation, tumors, and arteriosclerosis. Symptoms are greatly variable depending on the organ or ...

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Introduction: Calcinosis

Calcinosis (KAL-sin-OH-sis): The formation of calcium deposits in the connective tissues, which can be detected by x ray. These deposits are typically found on the fingers, hands, face, and trunk and on the skin above elbows and ...1

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Causes List: Calcinosis

Some of the causes of the condition may include:2 Causes of Calcinosis:

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Causes List for Calcinosis

Some possible causes of Calcinosis or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Calcinosis

Some types of this condition may include:4 Types of calcinosis:

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References

  1. Source: NIAMS (NIH): niams.nih.gov/ Health_Info/ Scleroderma/ default.asp
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Disease Ontology

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