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Medical Definition of Calcinosis

Calcinosis: An abnormal deposit of calcium salts in body tissues. Examples include the calcifications in the skin from scleroderma and in the muscle from polymyositis.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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