TITLE

Non-neoplastic pulmonary lymphoid lesions

AUTHOR(S)
Travis, W. D.; Galvin, J. R.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2001, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p964
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Pulmonary lymphoid lesions encompass a spectrum of inflammatory and reactive lesions that are often difficult to diagnose since they are difficult to differentiate from other reactive and neoplastic entities. Understanding these lymphoid lesions is complicated by the evolution of concepts, criteria, and terminology over the past few decades. This article will attempt to summarise a historical perspective on this subject and present the current concepts of pulmonary lymphoid lesions. This article will focus on the major pulmonary non-neoplastic lymphoid lesions which include intrapulmonary lymph nodes, follicular bronchitis/bronchiolitis, lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia, and nodular lymphoid hyperplasia.
ACCESSION #
12915296

 

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