Pulmonary sarcoidosis

Case contributed by Dr Laughlin Dawes
Perilymphatic nodules are interstitial nodules (usually well-defined) which are characterised by distribution. Nodules are subpleural, along fissures, along interlobular septa, and adjacent to the bronchovascular bundles.

Case Discussion

The differential diagnosis of nodules in a perilymphatic distribution is limited :

In this case the diagnosis was sarcoidosis.

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Case information

rID: 9145
Published: 20th Mar 2010
Last edited: 8th Feb 2017
System: Chest
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