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Minute pulmonary meningothelial-like nodules: a case of incidentally detected diffuse cystic micronodules on thin-section computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20861786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Minute pulmonary meningothelial-like nodules are common incidental pathologic findings but are sparsely described in the radiology literature. They are of uncertain origin and significance, but they can occasionally manifest as mild restrictive lung disease or as incidental micronodules on computed tomography. We present a case of multiple incidentally detected, randomly distributed, cavitating micronodules with pathologic correlation. Awareness of the rare presentation of this entity is important because it may simulate neoplastic or other nonneoplastic diseases.
Authors:
Greg Kraushaar; Amr M Ajlan; John C English; Nestor L Müller
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1532-3145     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-23     Completed Date:  2010-10-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  780-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Incidental Findings
Lung / radiography*
Lung Diseases / pathology,  radiography*
Lung Neoplasms / radiography
Middle Aged
Tomography, Spiral Computed / methods*

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