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Lung-nontumor

Other non-neoplastic disease

Kayexalate


Reviewers: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 19 December 2011, last major update December 2011
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General
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● Sodium polystyrene sulfonate is cation exchange resin given enterally for hyperkalemia
● May produce necrotizing or organizing pneumonia

Case reports
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● Aspiration (Arch Pathol Lab Med 1996;120:967)

Micro description
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● Basophilic amorphous foreign material in airspaces; PAS+, AFB+, Gram positive

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