calcified pulmonary nodules
Calcified pulmonary nodules are a subset of hyperdense pulmonary nodules and a group of nodules with a relatively narrow differential.
The most common cause of nodule calcification is granuloma formation, usually in the response to healed infection.
- healed infection
- occupational disease/pneumoconioses
- pulmonary hamartomas
- metastatic pulmonary calcification
- pulmonary hemosiderosis
- pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis
- tiny micronodules
- apparent calcification of interlobular septa
- small subpleural cysts
- calcifying fibrous pseudotumor of lung
- pulmonary amyloidosis
- pulmonary hyalinising granuloma
- calcified pulmonary metastases