Abnormal calcification can be used to make a diagnosis in the following conditions:

■ calcified aortic aneurysm;

■ calcified gallstones;

■ renal/ureteric stones;

■ pancreas: chronic pancreatitis (Fig. 2.40);

■ appendolith: appendicitis;

■ liver calcification: granuloma, old abscess, some metastases;

■ uterine fibroids.

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