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Other non-neoplastic disease


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

Case reports

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

Micro description

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

End of Lung-nontumor > Other non-neoplastic disease > Kayexalate

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