Postoperative pulmonary calcification in a child with truncus arteriosus

Margaret Louise Morrison, Frank Casey, Annie Paterson, Mike Shields

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Pulmonary calcification is uncommon in children. It is rarely described following cardiac surgery. Here, the authors describe the case of an infant who developed extensive pulmonary calcification following the repair of truncus arteriosus.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ case reports
Publication statusPublished online - 2 May 2013


  • Calcinosis/etiology
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Postoperative Complications/metabolism
  • Pulmonary Artery/metabolism
  • Truncus Arteriosus/surgery
  • Truncus Arteriosus, Persistent/surgery


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