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
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Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography