Calcification of bones

We have a 13 year old neutered male whom we were just informed has extreme calcification of his rear legs. I know that this means he is in pain and the vet is sending him home with medication to ease his pain. I’m interested in just what bone calcification means.

RESPONSE:

You should call your vet and ask him to explain exactly what he means by "calcification".

Typically this term is used often with bone cancer conditions or Chondrosarcoma, a type of cancer that affects the cartilage of the body; the connective tissue that is found between the bones and joints.

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