Lymphoma of the lung

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Lymphoma of the lung is relatively uncommon lymphocytic lesion of the lung.

Lymphoma may arise from the bronchus-associated lymphoid tissue (BALT);[1] these are known as BALTomas and a subtype of marginal zone lymphoma.

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Microscopic

See lymphoma.

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References

  1. Richmond, I.; Pritchard, GE.; Ashcroft, T.; Avery, A.; Corris, PA.; Walters, EH. (Nov 1993). "Bronchus associated lymphoid tissue (BALT) in human lung: its distribution in smokers and non-smokers.". Thorax 48 (11): 1130-4. PMID 8296257.
  2. Magazine, R.; Shahul, HA.; Monappa, V.; Chogtu, B. (2014). "BALToma masquerading as pulmonary tuberculosis.". BMJ Case Rep 2014. doi:10.1136/bcr-2014-206997. PMID 25398919.