Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Broncholithiasis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungnontumorbroncholithiasis.html. Accessed August 17th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Any calcification that impinges on or distorts a bronchus
- Due to food aspiration, bronchiectasis, TB, histoplasmosis or other granulomatous disease from lymph nodes eroding into airways
- May be expectorated or aspirated causing hemorrhage or obstructive symptoms