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Malignant Lung Neoplasms

Mar 31, 2019 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Malignant Lung Neoplasms

Malignant Lung Neoplasms 6 94 Figure 6.1 — Atypical Adenomatous Hyperplasia, Biopsy [H&E Stain; High Power]. This preinvasive neoplastic glandular proliferation is made up of cuboidal to low columnar cells…

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Unusual and Metastatic Lesions

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Unusual and Metastatic Lesions 7 154 Figure 7.1a — Fetal Adenocarcinoma, Fine Needle Aspiration [Pap Stain; Low Power]. Fetal adenocarcinoma is a peripherally based lung adenocarcinoma composed of tubular and…

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Lung Radiology

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Lung Radiology 1 2INTRODUCTION Radiologic evaluation of lung lesions can serve many roles including primary detection, narrowing of the differential diagnosis, treatment or surgical planning, and posttreatment surveillance. Plain radiographs…

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Reactive Changes and Benign Lung Lesions

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Reactive Changes and Benign Lung Lesions 3 42Figure 3.1a — Reactive Epithelial Cells, Bronchial Brushing [Pap Stain; High Power]. The majority of cells shown are bronchial respiratory epithelial cells, though…

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Infectious Lung Lesions

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Infectious Lung Lesions 4 66Figure 4.1a — Tuberculosis, Fine Needle Aspiration [H&E Stain; High Power]. This fine needle aspiration came from a right apical cavitary mass in a woman with…

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Benign Lung Neoplasms

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Benign Lung Neoplasms 5 82 Figure 5.1a — Papillomatosis, Bronchial Brushing [Pap Stain; Low Power]. Three-dimensional bifurcating papillary stalks are immediately noticeable in this large microfragment of tissue. Single cells…

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Normal Lung

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Normal Lung 2 32 Figure 2.1a — Pigment-Laden Pulmonary Alveolar Macrophages, Bronchoalveolar Lavage [Pap Stain; High Power]. Macrophages within the alveolar spaces may contain variable amounts of pigment, which is…

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Lung Transplantation

Nov 20, 2018 by in RESPIRATORY Comments Off on Lung Transplantation

Lung Transplantation Jennifer Alexander-Brett Ramsey Hachem General Principles This chapter briefly touches on the background of lung transplantation, common terminology, and candidate selection. The primary focus, however, is on postoperative…

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Cavitary Lung Disease

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Cavitary Lung Disease Desh Nandedkar General Principles Cavitary lung diseases may arise from a broad range of disease processes. Cavitation may represent an active, latent, or resolved condition. Definition Pathologic…

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Solitary Pulmonary Nodule

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Solitary Pulmonary Nodule Michael D. Monaco General Principles The solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is a common incidental finding on CXR or CT scan. The primary goal of working up an…

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