Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of the lung

Calcifying fibrous pseudotumours (CFPT) of the lung are very rare, benign lesions of the lung

Pathology

They are composed of hyalinised collagen with psammomatous-dystrophic calcification and a typical pattern of lymphocytic inflammation. 

CFPTs usually occur within soft tissues but have been described in the chest wall, pleura and rarely in the lung.

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Article information

rID: 24429
System: Chest
Section: Pathology
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour (CFPT) of lung
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of lungs
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumours of lung
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of lung
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of lung (CFPT)
  • Calcifying fibrous pulmonary pseudotumour
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour (CFPT) of the lung
  • Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour (CFP) of lung

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