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Inspissated secretions refers to thickened secretions with increased viscosity within ducts or body cavities (usually nasal, paranasal sinus, oral or ductal) that usually become thickened by dehydration (typically a chronic process). The secretions can then cause obstruction to respective airways or ducts. Some inspissated secretions may become calcified resulting in dystrophic calcification.
May be hyper-attenuating due to calcific components
Tend to be low signal on most sequences 3.
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