Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of the lung

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 4 Jun 2020

Calcifying fibrous pseudotumors (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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