Perilymphatic lung nodules

Perilymphatic lung nodules follow perilymphatic channels and on imaging are typically subpleural, occur along fissures, interlobular septae and adjacent to the bronchovascular bundles.

Differential diagnosis

Lung nodules in a perilymphatic distribution can be seen in association with a number of conditions 1-3:

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rID: 21776
System: Chest
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Perilymphatic nodule
  • Peri-lymphatic nodules
  • Peri-lymphatic nodule
  • Nodules in a perilymphathic distrubution
  • Perilymphatic nodules
  • Perilymphatic lung nodule
  • Perilymphatic pulmonary nodule
  • Perilymphatic pulmonary nodules

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