Dendriform pulmonary ossification. Report of two cases with unique findings.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Dendriform pulmonary ossification (DPO) is a rare condition characterized by branching bony spicules found in association with pulmonary fibrosis. The authors report two cases, the first of which occurred in a patient with acute myeloblastic leukemia and was associated with the unique finding of leukemic involvement of marrow spaces in the metaplastic bone. The second case showed DPO in combination with asbestosis, a heretofore unreported association.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Joines, RW; Roggli, VL

Published Date

  • April 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 91 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 398 - 402

PubMed ID

  • 2929494

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0002-9173

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ajcp/91.4.398


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England