Difference between metastatic calcification and dystrophic calcification

Difference between metastatic calcification and dystrophic calcification?

Metastatic calcification is related to a disturbance in calcium or phosphorus metabolism and can be seen in a variety of disorders including hypervitaminosis D, hyperparathyroidism, milk-alkali syndrome, multiple myeloma, and skeletal metastatic disease.

Dystrophic calcification refers to calcium deposition in damaged or devitalized tissue in the absence of a metabolic abnormality.

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