eggshell calcification

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eggshell calcification

eggshell calcification image from New Medical Terms

plain AP chest film with eggshell calcification


Definition A thinned peripheral rim of calcium deposited in enlarged hilar and peribronchial lymph nodes, and seen on a plain film or CT of the chest in up to 5% of patients with silicosis and coal worker pneumoconiosis. It may also be seen with

eggshell calcification image from New Medical Terms

CT of chest with eggshell calcification

sarcoidosis, after radiation therapy to lymph nodes with Hodgkin and other lymphomas, amyloidosis, blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and scleroderma


Am J Radiol 1980; 135:1265-1268

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