This section is from the book "Materia Medica And Therapeutics Inorganic Substances", by Charles D. F. Phillips. Also available from Amazon: Materia medica and therapeutics.
In nine cases of bronchocele (fibrous) I have made trial of phosphorus in varied doses, but without good result. Dr. Leech (Manchester) has sometimes seen the growth subside under the use of this drug, after iodine had failed (British Medical Journal, i., 1874), and it may occasionally prove a resource. Dr. Moxon has pointed out that glandular tumors vary in size, not only under various remedies, but sometimes without apparent cause.