Progressive pulmonary calcification complicating successful renal transplantation.
Metastatic pulmonary calcification occurs in a chronic form in patients with malignancy, chronic renal failure, and primary hyperparathyroidism. A rapidly progressive form is associated with renal transplant failure. This case report describes chronic progressive pulmonary calcification after successful transplant with no obvious underlying cause.
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Breitz, H. B., Sirotta, P. S., Nelp, W. B., Ott, S., & Figley, M. M. (1987). Progressive pulmonary calcification complicating successful renal transplantation. The American review of respiratory disease, 136(6), 1480–1482. https://doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm/136.6.1480
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Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Medical Imaging