Descriptor English: Calcinosis
Descriptor Spanish: Calcinosis
Descriptor calcinosis
Entry term(s) calcificación patológica
Scope note: Depósitos patológicos de sales de calcio en los tejidos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Calcinose
Descriptor French: Calcinose
Entry term(s): Calcification, Pathologic
Calcinoses, Tumoral
Calcinosis, Tumoral
Pathologic Calcification
Tumoral Calcinoses
Tumoral Calcinosis
Tree number(s): C18.452.174.130
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Pathologic deposition of calcium salts in tissues.
Annotation: coordinate with organ/diseases term; for calcinosis of the heart, coordinate with CARDIOMYOPATHIES, not HEART DISEASES
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: CALCIPHYLAXIS was heading 1965-83
Related: Chondrocalcinosis MeSH
DeCS ID: 2148
Unique ID: D002114
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/13
Calcinosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0003143
Scope note Pathologic deposition of calcium salts in tissues.
Preferred term Calcinosis
Entry term(s) Calcification, Pathologic
Pathologic Calcification
Microcalcification - Narrower
Concept UI M000616109
Preferred term Microcalcification
Entry term(s) Microcalcifications
Calcinosis, Tumoral - Narrower
Concept UI M0583293
Scope note An extremely rare benign condition characterized by large calcified periarticular soft tissue masses composed of calcium salts, usually located around large joints. Tumoral calcinosis can occur due to HYPERPHOSPHATEMIA in patients with UREMIA and/or who are undergoing RENAL DIALYSIS.
Preferred term Calcinosis, Tumoral
Entry term(s) Calcinoses, Tumoral
Tumoral Calcinoses
Tumoral Calcinosis

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