Nodular pulmonary amyloidosis
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CT clearly demonstrates characteristic findings of nodular pulmonary amyloidosis: nodules of multiple shapes and sizes with sharp, lobulated contours. Slow grow was demonstrated by comparison with previous studies (from another institution).
No primary malignancy was found. Biopsy proved nodular pulmonary amyloidosis.
Amyloidosis is characterised by the deposition of abnormal protein material in extracellular space of various tissues. Nodular pulmonary amyloidosis is a limited form of disease. Multiple intrapulmonary amyloidomas have to be differentiated with metastatic and granulomatous diseases.
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