Lung - nontumor
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Histologic findings of no clinical significance



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Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Histologic findings of no clinical significance. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungnontumornormalhistfindings.html. Accessed November 12th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Apical caps: zones of fibrosis with chronic inflammatory infiltrate in lung apices
  • Ectopic tissue: skeletal muscle, pancreas, adrenal cortex and neuroglia
  • Intrapulmonary lymph nodes
  • Metaplastic bone: age related finding in bronchial cartilage, associated with bone marrow elements and rarely associated with alveolar exudate
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