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Calcium infiltration into normal tissue. E.g. Hypervitaminosis D.

Calcification, metastatic

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Calcium infiltration into abnormal/damaged tissue.
E.g. atherosclerosis or atheroma. Damage to tunica intima.

Calcification, dystrophic

3

Tuberculosis

Caseous

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Albuminous. Membrane injured which effects ionic transfer.

Cloudy Swelling

5

Infarction (MI)

Coagulation

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Pancreas

Enzymatic

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Liver, aka "nutmeg liver". In Heart = "Tabby cat heart". Fatty dot • Fatty streak •
Atheroma (fatty plaque) • fibroatheroma (fibrous tissue, calcium)

Fatty

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CNS (e.g. Brain melts, tertiary syphilis, leprosy) or Skin (if from infection)


Liquefaction

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Peripheral nerves. Degenerates to the next Node of Ranvier. "Diving back Phenomenon"

Wallerian

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Hvaline. Most common in skeletal muscle. Muscle replaced with hyaline.

Zenker's (Waxy)

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Nuclear rupture

Karyolysis

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Nuclear swelling

Karyorrhexis

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Nuclear Condensation

Pyknosis