Calcification in pulmonary metastases.

  title={Calcification in pulmonary metastases.},
  author={Charles W. Maile and Burce A. Rodan and J. David Godwin and Ju-Yi Chen and Carl E. Ravin},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  volume={55 650},
A large variety of neoplasms can produce calcified lung metastases. Three unusual examples are presented and the relevant literature is reviewed. Each case involves a neoplasm not previously reported to produce calcified lung metastases: malignant mesenchymoma, fibrosarcoma of the breast, and medullary carcinoma of the thyroid. The sarcomas are reported in the literature to develop calcified lung metastases are osteogenic sarcoma, chondrosarcoma, synovial sarcoma, and giant cell tumour. Among… CONTINUE READING
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