Other nonneoplastic lesions
Mucosal calcinosis

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 26 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: gastric calcinosis

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Mucosal calcinosis. website. Accessed August 11th, 2020.
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
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