Calcification is the process of deposition of calcium salts. In the formation of bone this is a normal condition. In other organs, this could be an abnormal condition. Calcification of the aortic valve causes narrowing of the passage (aortic stenosis). Calcification of breast tissues should be investigated as there is a high potential of cancerous growth.
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