Metastatic pulmonary calcification in the renal transplant recipient

M. Gilman, J. Nissim, P. Terry, A. Whelton

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)415-419
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Review of Respiratory Disease
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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