Nonneoplastic Lesions

  • Sudha R. Kini


The topic of nonneoplastic lesions of the lower respiratory tract (tracheobronchial tree and lungs) is very broad, encompassing myriads of etiologically diverse disease processes with equally diverse morphologic changes in the tissues. The morphologic evidence of tissue damage is not always reflected in the cytological specimens from the respiratory tract and, when detected, may not be evident in all types of respiratory specimens.


Respiratory Syncytial Virus Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Bronchoalveolar Lavage Periodic Acid Schiff Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy 
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Miscellaneous Sarcoidosis

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sudha R. Kini
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  1. 1.Division Head Cytopathology, Department of PathologyHenry Ford HospitalDetroitUSA

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