Multiple calcification on chest xray

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  1. Santosh Jadhav

    Santosh Jadhav Active Member

    multiple calcification on chest xray

    Calcified pulmonary (lung parechymal) densities can occur in a number of conditions. They include

    Fine micronodules
    healed varicella pneumonia 1
    pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
    occupational lung diseases
    silicosis
    coal workers pneumoconiosis
    stannosis
    baritosis


    Confluent / large nodules
    metastatatic pulmonary malignancy
    osteosarcoma
    chondrosarcoma
    mucinous adenocarcinoma types
    thyroid cancer
    treated choriocarcinoma
    synovial sarcoma


    non malignant metastatic pulmonary calcification
    renal failure
    hyperparathyroidism
    non parenchymal pulmonary amyloidosis
    multiple pulmonary chondromas (e.g with Carney triad)
    granulomatous disease
    tuberculosis
    histoplasmosis

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