Pulmonary lymphoproliferative disease

Pulmonary lymphoproliferative disease refers to a diverse spectrum of conditions where there is abnormal proliferation of indigenous cell lines or lung parechymal infiltration with lymphoid cells. They can be focal or diffuse and may be classified as reactive or neoplastic on the basis of cellular morphology and clonality. 

The spectrum includes

Reactive - non neoplastic - see - non lymphomatous pulmonary lymphoid disorders

Malignant

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Article information

rID: 25678
System: Chest
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pulmonary lymphoproliferative diseases
  • Lymphoproliferative disease of lung
  • Lymphoproliferative disease of lungs
  • Lymphoproliferative diseases of lung
  • Lymphoproliferative diseases of the lungs
  • Pulmonary lymphoproliferative disorders (LPD)
  • Pulmonary lympho-proliferative disease
  • Pulmonary lympho-proliferative diseases

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    Case 1: lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia
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    Case 2: pulmonary involvement in lymphoma
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