Lung - nontumor
Other nonneoplastic disease
Muscular hyperplasia of lung

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 March 2017, last major update December 2011

Copyright: (c) 2003-2017,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Muscular hyperplasia of lung. website. Accessed March 26th, 2017.
Definition / General
  • May represent end stage of interstitial pneumonia
Gross Description
  • Resembles cirrhotic liver, sometimes called "muscular cirrhosis"
Micro Description
  • Marked smooth muscle hyperplasia throughout lung parenchyma, fibrosis