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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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The constellation of neuropathologic features (ventriculomegaly, mineralized neurons, and dystrophic calcification with band-like subcortical distribution) differs from features seen in other common infections associated with congenital abnormalities (e.
Dystrophic calcification occurs whenever there is demage to the tissues with the resultant abnormal accumaltion in the skin.
These events can induce continued pulpal irritation, dystrophic calcification and potential degenerative changes in the pulp.
C, Sclerosing thymoma with dystrophic calcification and scattered plasma cells (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification X20).
Flecks of dystrophic calcification are common, and iron deposition can be easily demonstrated with the use of special stains (Piccin et al.
Histopathology revealed a mostly reactive stroma with fibrosis, dystrophic calcification, evidence of previous hemorrhage, and areas of admixed mature adipocytes.
6,11 Frequent calcifications in the form of psammoma bodies or dystrophic calcification may be present.
Histological evaluation demonstrated granulation tissue with focal necrosis and dystrophic calcification, multinucleated giant cells, old hemorrhagic products, reactive histiocytosis at the periphery, and rare black angulated metallic fragments (Fig.
Although secondary calcification of epidermal cysts, dystrophic calcification of the dartos muscle and calcification of eccrine cysts seem to be considered as the causes of scrotal calcinosis, it is still assesed as an idiopatic disorder.
5 cm weighing 14 cc was examined to reveal necrotic tissues, dystrophic calcification and epithelial cyst wall suggestive of hydatidosis.
A breast malignancy may produce dystrophic calcification within breast tissue.
There was dystrophic calcification and fat necrosis towards the centre.
5) Deposition of hard tissue like dystrophic calcification or cartilage in the cyst wall of OKC is rare, and the presence of dentinlike tissue (Figure 2), even more rare, (7) can mimic other dentinoid-forming odontogenic cysts and tumors like calcifying epithelial odontogenic tumor, odontoma, ameloblastic fibro-odontoma and adenomatoid odontogenic tumor.
The widely accepted etiopathogenesis for POF is the chronic irritation of the periosteal and periodontalmembrane causes metaplasia of the connective tissue and resultant initiation of formation of bone or dystrophic calcification.
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.
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