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Silicone depositions: an unusual finding in the explanted and newly transplanted lungs

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  • Contributors SB: collected the clinical data and wrote the manuscript. JM: provided the pathology images and critically revised the manuscript. WF, AJF and GM: critically revised the manuscript.

  • Funding Following authors are supported by a research fellowship, but received no specific funding for the current manuscript: SB is funded by the Paul Corris International Clinical Research Training Scholarship. AJF is funded in part by the National Institute for Health Research Blood and Transplant Research Unit (NIHR BTRU) in Organ Donation and Transplantation at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with Newcastle University and in partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT).

  • Disclaimer The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR, the Department of Health and Social Care or NHSBT. This case was presented as a poster presentation at the European Society for Organ Transplantation Congress 2023.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.