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dystrophic calcification


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The calcification of injured or necrotic tissue in the absence of systemic hypercalcaemia. Dystrophic calcification is a characteristic feature in some cancers of the breast, ovary, and thyroid gland. Compare metastatic calcification.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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