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Dendriform Pulmonary Ossification
Jorge Alberto Carrillo-Bayona, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Dendriform pulmonary ossification (DPO)
              • Synonyms

                • Disseminated pulmonary ossification
              • Definitions

                • DPO: Process characterized by presence of metaplastic ectopic bone in lung

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • CT Findings

                  • Imaging Recommendations

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Microscopic Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                • Consider

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Enomoto T et al: Histologically proven dendriform pulmonary ossification: a five-case series. Intern Med. 60(14):2261-8, 2021
                                  2. Gao Y et al: Dendriform pulmonary ossification complicated by recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax: two case reports and a review of the literature. Respir Med Case Rep. 30:101067, 2020
                                  3. Gruden JF et al: Dendriform pulmonary ossification in the absence of usual interstitial pneumonia: CT features and possible association with recurrent acid aspiration. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 209(6):1209-15, 2017
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            • Diagnostic Checklist

                                              TERMINOLOGY

                                              • Abbreviations

                                                • Dendriform pulmonary ossification (DPO)
                                              • Synonyms

                                                • Disseminated pulmonary ossification
                                              • Definitions

                                                • DPO: Process characterized by presence of metaplastic ectopic bone in lung

                                              IMAGING

                                              • General Features

                                                • CT Findings

                                                  • Imaging Recommendations

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Microscopic Features

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                • Consider

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Enomoto T et al: Histologically proven dendriform pulmonary ossification: a five-case series. Intern Med. 60(14):2261-8, 2021
                                                                  2. Gao Y et al: Dendriform pulmonary ossification complicated by recurrent spontaneous pneumothorax: two case reports and a review of the literature. Respir Med Case Rep. 30:101067, 2020
                                                                  3. Gruden JF et al: Dendriform pulmonary ossification in the absence of usual interstitial pneumonia: CT features and possible association with recurrent acid aspiration. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 209(6):1209-15, 2017