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n. broncolito, cálculo bronquial.
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Two cases of broncholith removal under the guidance of flexible bronchoscopy.
DISCUSSION: Lithoptysis is a condition in which erosion and extrusion of calcified peribronchial lymph nodes into the lumen (Broncholith), which is associated with necrotizing granulomatous lymphadenitis.
A calcified or ossified endobronchial lesion without an associated soft-tissue component constitutes a broncholith, having likely reached its location by erosion of a calcified lymph node through an airway wall.
Broncholiths are more common on the right side because of airway anatomy and lymph node distribution.