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A symposium on Dr. Salzman's Lung Calcifications in X-ray Diagnosis might run something like this:
Common Reader: After having spent two hours reading "Salzman," I now realize that these calcifications can result from more than 76 different diseases, whereas previously I had only thought of tuberculosis and histoplasmosis, and that cause is frequently reflected in X-ray appearance. I now know that calcification can follow chicken pox pneumonia, involve the lesions of Caplan's syndrome, and be surrounded by air in a pneumolith and a halo in a histoplasmoma. We should pay more attention to pulmonary calcifications when constructing differential diagnosis based
Lung Calcifications in X-ray Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:178. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-69-1-178_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(1):178.
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