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Common diagnostic challenges in the pathology of nonneoplastic lung diseases: a case-based review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19886712     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We use a case-based format to review 4 relatively common, diagnostic challenges in surgical pathology of nonneoplastic lung diseases. All cases are linked to virtual slides so that the reader can participate in a manner that simulates the breakout session held at the 2008 New Frontiers in Pathology course at the University of Michigan, from which, this material was excerpted. Brief clinical histories and a summary of radiologic findings are followed by a description of the pertinent histologic findings and a concise topic review, intended to focus on practical diagnostic considerations. Our goal is that readers gain a greater understanding of those features most helpful in recognizing usual interstitial pneumonia, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, aspiration pneumonia, and Wegener granulomatosis.
Amir Lagstein; Jeffrey L Myers
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine     Volume:  133     ISSN:  1543-2165     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-05     Completed Date:  2009-11-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607091     Medline TA:  Arch Pathol Lab Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1782-92     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pathology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Giant Cells, Foreign-Body / pathology
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Pneumonia, Aspiration / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radiography
Respiratory Function Tests
Wegener Granulomatosis / diagnosis*,  physiopathology,  radiography

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