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become impregnated with calcium salts

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become inflexible and unchanging

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turn into lime

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convert into lime

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People with osteoporosis are more likely to exhibit atherosclerotic calcification in their blood vessels.
Clinical correlations of CT scan-detected calcifications of the basal ganglia.
We present this case as an example of inflammatory breast cancer with associated dermal calcifications identified on mammography definitively diagnosed by skin punch biopsy.
Although rarely reported, predominantly intravascular calcifications have been described in the setting of fat embolism and ARDS, thought to be related to vascular injury and subsequent thrombosis.
On the other hand, vascular calcifications follow the course of the pudendal and spermatic arteries and are denser and thicker.
Heart disease is the number one killer of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and vascular calcification is thought to play a major role.
There were no significant differences in the correlation rates of the following: whether surgeons or radiologists performed the biopsy, whether cores with calcifications were identified in any way, and whether radiologic reports and images were reviewed before verification of pathology reports.
ADVANCE (A randomiseD VAscular calcificatioN study to evaluate the effects of CinacalcEt) is a randomised, controlled open label study to evaluate the effects of treatment with Mimpara(R) (cinacalcet) plus low-dose vitamin D, compared to flexible doses of vitamin D alone, on the progression of vascular and valvular calcification in dialysis patients with SHPT.
The procedure was considered a success if the targeted calcifications were identified on specimen radiography and in the specimen by pathology.
Lesion B demonstrated scattered, well-circumscribed round-to-oval calcifications and a region with similar calcifications clumped together.
This heavily illustrated guide presents a systematic approach to using mammographic imaging to distinguish different subtypes of breast diseases originating within crushed stone-like calcifications.
When calcifications are completely dissolved and the residue is removed, the calcifications do not recur and the residue can't migrate to the bursa, where it might cause bursitis, the researchers noted.
This is a quick, successful and inexpensive therapy for tendon calcifications," said Luca M.