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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Both compounds may alleviate the development of soft tissue calcifications in CKD patients (16,17).
Diffuse pulmonary calcinosis and multiple soft tissue calcification in renal failure patient with pathological femoral fracture.
Progression and Consequences Of Vascular or Other Soft Tissue Calcification
Patients with the disease can suffer from bone disease, bone pain and fractures, soft tissue calcification, vascular calcification and cardiovascular complications.
The differential diagnosis of a calcified mass in the pelvis include Bladder stone, Calcified neoplasm, Calcified aneurysm, Dystrophic soft tissue calcification, Lithopedion, Foreign body.
Soft tissue calcification or calcinosis is an uncommon benign disorder described in the literature by Virchow as early as 1855.
CKD-MBD is a systemic disorder of mineral and bone metabolism that manifests as either one or a combination of the following: (a) abnormalities of parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcium, phosphorus, or vitamin D metabolism; (b) abnormalities in bone turnover, mineralization, volume, linear growth, or strength; and (c) vascular or other soft tissue calcification (Moe et al.
Another important limitation of MRI is its relative inability to detect soft tissue calcification.
Soft tissue calcification can be seen in any of the collagen-vascular diseases such as progressive systemic sclerosis, dermatomyositis, polymyositis, and SLE.
However, the alterations in mineral metabolism reach far beyond these commonly recognized complications and can cause significant effects including soft tissue calcification, alterations in lipid metabolism and glucose utilization, anemia, and an increased risk of cardiac-related death (Angelis, Wong, Myers, & Wong, 1997; Block et al.
Treatment with Vitamin D analogs is associated with evidence of vascular and soft tissue calcification postmortem.