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Other non-neoplastic disease


Reviewers: Dr. Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 9 November 2011, last major update October 2011
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● 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

End of Lung-nontumor > Other non-neoplastic disease > Broncholithiasis

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