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Other Non-neoplastic Conditions

  • Yener S. Erozan
  • Ibrahim Ramzy
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Part of the Essentials in Cytopathology book series (EICP, volume 15)

Abstract

This chapter presents cytopathologic features of bronchial asthma, sarcoidosis, pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, lipid pneumonia, amyloidosis, and pulmonary infarct. Brief descriptions of the disease and differential diagnosis from other entities with similar morphology are also given.

Keywords

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Nuclear Atypia Eosinophilic Pneumonia Pulmonary Infarct Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yener S. Erozan
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Ramzy
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe Johns Hopkins School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology - Laboratory Medicine & of Obstetrics-GynecologyUniversity of CaliforniaIrvineUSA
  3. 3.Department of PathologyBaylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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