calcification

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a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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an inflexible and unchanging state

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10) Dystrophic calcifications seen in our case has not, to our knowledge, been reported with metallosis.
5 cm weighing 14 cc was examined to reveal necrotic tissues, dystrophic calcification and epithelial cyst wall suggestive of hydatidosis.
Presumably the inherently abnormal flow pattern across bicuspid valves (13) and defective microfibrils within the valvular leaflets (14) lead to earlier degeneration and dystrophic calcification than in tricuspid valves.
Microscopically the tissue composed of lobules of fibro-connective elements with abundant myxoid stroma, dystrophic calcification with scattered hemosiderin-laden macrophages, multinucleated giant cells and occasional squamous cells.
Petrification of the auricle has been attributed to ectopic ossification, dystrophic calcification, and metastatic calcification:
8,9] More recently, it has been suggested that they are the result of dartos muscle necrosis and degeneration with resulting dystrophic calcification of the dartos muscle in a process similar to the calcification of uterine leiomyoma.
There were fragments of mature fibrous tissue with numerous cholesterol clefts, siderophages, and foci of dystrophic calcification.
Pathologic Diagnosis: Metastatic Monophasic Spindle Cell Synovial Sarcoma With Dystrophic Calcification
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