A 58-year-old man presented with a three months’ history of dyspnea on exertion, shortness of breath and pleuritic chest pain. The patient had no history of chronic lung disease and denied any smoking history. Chest X-ray showed bilateral lung masses with hilar involvement. The patient had undergone transbronchial biopsy and brushings, but both yielded no diagnostic features. A lung biopsy was then obtained through open thoractomy. The histologic features of the lung biopsy are illustrated in Figs. 39.1, 39.2, 39.3 and 39.4.
KeywordsLung Biopsy Malt Lymphoma Transbronchial Biopsy Pleuritic Chest Pain Extranodal Lymphoma
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