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Tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica in a patient with silicosis: CT, bronchoscopy, and pathology findings.
Pinheiro GA; Antão VCS; Muller NL
J Comput Assist Tomogr 2004 Nov-Dec; 28(6):801-803
A case of tracheobronchopathia osteochondroplastica in a patient with silicosis is reported, showing a rare association of disease. Etiological hypotheses and clinical aspects are discussed. Radiologic, bronchoscopic, and pathologic findings are demonstrated with emphasis on the role of computed tomography (CT) in the diagnosis of this disease.
Silicosis; Silica-dusts; Silicates; Diseases; Etiology; Radiology; Pathology; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders
Germania Pinheiro, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mail Stop G-900.2, Morgantown, WV 26505
Issue of Publication
Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography
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