2021
DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2021.203.1_meetingabstracts.a2182
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T.S. Rodriguez,
D. Manos,
Z. Xu
et al.

Abstract: Introduction: Diffuse pulmonary ossification (DPO) is the formation of bone fragments within the lung parenchyma. This condition is uncommon but important in the differential diagnosis for pulmonary calcification in the asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic patient. DPO can be diagnosed via high-resolution CT. However, tissue biopsy is required when imaging is non-specific. Bronchoscopy with transbronchial biopsy is a less invasive alternative to surgery for parenchymal tissue acquisition. Case Presentation: A…

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