Stomach
Other nonneoplastic
Mucosal calcinosis


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PubMed Search: gastric calcinosis

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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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
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Robin Pike, M.D.
Granular material in lamina propria Granular material in lamina propria

Granular material in lamina propria

Positive von Kossa stain

Positive von Kossa stain

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