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Calcinosis Cutis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Calcinosis Cutis
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.113
C18.452.174.130.093
Unique ID
D000092182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000092182
Scope Note
Pathological deposition of calcium in the skin and subcutaneous tissue. Excessive calcification of the skin may be associated with underlying diseases that cause tissue damage (e.g., EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME; PSEUDOXANTHOMA ELASTICUM; ROTHMUND-THOMSON SYNDROME; and WERNER SYNDROME) or that cause abnormal calcium and phosphate metabolism (e.g., CALCIPHYLAXIS; CHRONIC KIDNEY FAILURE; HYPERPARATHYROIDISM; and SARCOIDOSIS).
Entry Term(s)
Cutaneous Calcification
Dystrophic Calcinosis Cutis
Iatrogenic Calcinosis Cutis
Idiopathic Calcinosis Cutis
Metastatic Calcinosis Cutis
Previous Indexing
Calcinosis (1963-2022)
Public MeSH Note
2023
History Note
2023
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/08
Revision Date
2021/10/18
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