Calcifying pulmonary metastases (mnemonic)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Owen Kang et al.

A useful mnemonic to remember the causes of calcifying pulmonary metastases is:



  • B: bone (chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma)
  • O: ovary
  • B: breast
  • C: colon
  • A: any primary post-chemotherapy
  • T: thyroid

Article information

rID: 66040
System: Oncology, Chest
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Calcified pulmonary metastases (mnemonic)
  • Calcifying lung metastases (mnemonic)
  • BOBCAT (mnemonic)
  • Calcified lung metastases (mnemonic)

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