Sarcoidosis: gross pathology

Case contributed by Dr Yale Rosen
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Coronal section through the lungs, trachea and hila in a patient with sarcoidosis, demonstrating extensive right paratracheal and hilar nodal enlargement (giving rise to the lambda sign)

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Coronal section through the lungs, trachea and hila in a patient with sarcoidosis, demonstrating extensive right paratracheal and hilar nodal enlargement (giving rise to the lambda sign)

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Case information

rID: 7680
Case created: 18th Nov 2009
Last edited: 5th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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