Calcifying pulmonary metastases

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


History of femoral osteosarcoma. To detect metastasis.

Patient Data

Age: 23 year-old
Gender: Male

Multiple bilateral scattered pulmonary nodules, some appear calcific.  

Case Discussion

A wide variety of sarcomas can produce calcified or ossified pulmonary metastases. Of these, the best known is osteogenic sarcoma,

 Various carcinomas have been reported to develop calcified lung metastases e.g.

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Case information

rID: 33359
Published: 8th Jan 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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