Analytical lung pathology
All diseases involving the lung are presented in alphabetical order. Each is discussed in the same way under the subheadings of definition, epidemiology, pathophysio- logy, clinical prognosis, radiology, gross and micro patho- logy, histomorphological descriptors, special stains, hall- mark of diagnosis and differential diagnosis.
"An encyclopedic collection of terms dealing with diseases and/or pathological conditions of the respiratory organs with the aim to give the reader rapid information about the essential aspects. This encyclopedic source can be recommended not only to pathologists but also to clinicians and practitioners faced with pulmonary diseases." (Experimental and Toxicologic Pathology)
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acute Allergic Extrinsic altered structure Alveolitis associated with intake bacterial bronchi bronchial Bronchial mucosa carcinoma chest pain Chest radiographs Chest radiographs show chronic Clinical history Clinical Presentation collagenous stains cough cysts densities Descriptors desquamation diameter Differential diagnosis disease disorder distant air spaces Drug Toxicity dysplasia of pneumocytes dyspnea edema emphysema endogenous lectins eosinophilic eosinophilic granulocytes Etiology/Pathophysiology fibers fibrotic focal interstitial fibrosis Giemsa granulocytes granulomas granulomatosis Gross Hallmark of Diagnosis histiocytes Histology hyperplasia and dysplasia hypertrophy immunohistochemistry Incidence/Epidemiology infection inhalation interstitial pneumonia intraalveolar serous fluid lectins lesions lung parenchyma associated lung tissue lymphocytes macrophages metastasis mixed inflammatory infiltrates mononuclear inflammatory infiltrates mucosa multinucleated giant cells necrosis necrosis and hemorrhage Newly formed textures nodules noncaseous epithelioid granulomas nuclear and cellular parasites parenchyma with altered parenchyma with preserved Pathology patients peripheral lung plasma cells pleura pleural pneu pneumocytes pneumonitis preserved structure Prognosis Radiology respiratory sarcoidosis seen serous fluid syndrome tion tumor tumor cells