Calcifying fibrous pseudotumour of the lung
Calcifying fibrous pseudotumours (CFPT) of the lung are very rare, benign lesions of the lung.
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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lung cancer: overview
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