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Ventricular Calcification
Gerald F. Abbott, MD, FACR; Brett W. Carter, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Dystrophic calcification
              • Metastatic calcification
              • Idiopathic calcification
            • Definitions

              • Dystrophic calcification
                • Calcification within necrosis, hemorrhage, or fibrosis
                • Normal serum calcium & phosphorus levels
              • Metastatic calcification
                • Calcification within normal tissue
                • Elevated calcium levels
              • Idiopathic cardiac calcification
                • Calcification of unknown etiology

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Radiographic Findings

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        CLINICAL ISSUES

                        • Demographics

                          • Natural History & Prognosis

                            • Treatment

                              Selected References

                              1. Ferguson EC et al: Cardiac and pericardial calcifications on chest radiographs. Clin Radiol. 65(9):685-94, 2010
                              2. Gowda RM et al: Calcifications of the heart. Radiol Clin North Am. 42(3):603-17, vi-vii, 2004
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Imaging

                                  • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                    • Pathology

                                      • Clinical Issues

                                        TERMINOLOGY

                                        • Synonyms

                                          • Dystrophic calcification
                                          • Metastatic calcification
                                          • Idiopathic calcification
                                        • Definitions

                                          • Dystrophic calcification
                                            • Calcification within necrosis, hemorrhage, or fibrosis
                                            • Normal serum calcium & phosphorus levels
                                          • Metastatic calcification
                                            • Calcification within normal tissue
                                            • Elevated calcium levels
                                          • Idiopathic cardiac calcification
                                            • Calcification of unknown etiology

                                        IMAGING

                                        • General Features

                                          • Radiographic Findings

                                            • CT Findings

                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                  PATHOLOGY

                                                  • General Features

                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                    • Demographics

                                                      • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                        • Treatment

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Ferguson EC et al: Cardiac and pericardial calcifications on chest radiographs. Clin Radiol. 65(9):685-94, 2010
                                                          2. Gowda RM et al: Calcifications of the heart. Radiol Clin North Am. 42(3):603-17, vi-vii, 2004