PMID: 6987925Feb 1, 1980Paper

Metastatic pulmonary calcification in the renal transplant recipient

The American Review of Respiratory Disease
M GilmanA Whelton

Abstract

An asymptomatic immunosuppressed renal transplant patient presented with diffuse alveolar infiltrates on a routine chest roentgenogram. An open lung biopsy revealed changes compatible with metastatic pulmonary calcification. The etiology, pathogenesis, and diagnostic approach to this rare disorder are discussed.

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