Stomach
Other non-neoplastic lesions
Calcinosis

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 November 2016, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: gastric calcinosis
Cite this page: Calcinosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachcalcinosis.html. Accessed August 21st, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Associated with organ transplant patients or ulcer patients taking aluminum-containing antacids or sucralfate (Am J Surg Pathol 1993;17:45)
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Calcium deposits resemble CMV inclusions, 40-250 microns, just beneath surface epithelium at foveolar tips