Table of ContentsDefinition / General
Cite this page: Broncholithiasis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungnontumorbroncholithiasis.html. Accessed March 27th, 2017.
Definition / General
- Any calcification that impinges on or distorts a bronchus
- Due to food aspiration, bronchiectasis, TB, histoplasmosis or other granulomatous disease from lymph nodes eroding into airways
- May be expectorated or aspirated causing hemorrhage or obstructive symptoms