Calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of the lung

Last revised by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking on 04 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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