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A brief overview of some important Neoplastic and Non-Neoplastic Diseases of the Lung.

The site is created by:  Dr Sampurna Roy MD

 

 

         

                                                     

 

 

 

 

Non-Neoplastic Pulmonary Diseases

 

Neoplastic Pulmonary Diseases

 

Anatomy and Histology of the Normal Lung and Airways

 

Examination of Pulmonary and Pleural biopsies

 

Useful Chromatic and Immunostains  in PulmonaryPathology

 

Percutaneous Needle and Trucut Biopsy Specimen

 

Bronchial Biopsy Specimen

 

Transbronchial Biopsy Specimen

 

Transbronchial Biopsy in Lung Transplant Recipients

 

Examination and Handling of Open Lung Biopsy Specimens

 

Lobectomy and Pneumonectomy Specimen

 

Histopathological reporting of Pulmonary Parenchymal Biopsies

 

Histopathological reporting of Pulmonary biopsies in cases of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

 

Closed pleural biopsy for neoplasm or inflammatory lesions 

 

Open pleural biopsy and pneumonectomy or pleural stripping

 

Anatomical Distribution of Pulmonary Disease

 

Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid  Malformation

 

Bronchopulmonary Sequestration

 

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

 

Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

 

Complications of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome

 

Sarcoidosis

 

Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis (Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis)

 

Pathology of Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Lung

 

Pathological Diagnosis of Granulomatous Lung Diseases

 

Infectious Granuloma of the Lung

 

Non-necrotising Granulomatous Inflammation of the lung

 

An approach to Histopathological Examination of Pulmonary Granulomatous Inflammation

 

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

 

Bronchial Asthma

Bronchiectasis

 

Chronic Bronchitis

Emphysema

 

Bronchiolitis

 

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

 

Usual Interstitial Pneumonia (UIP)

 

Non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP)

 

Desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP)

 

Respiratory bronchiolitis-interstitial lung disease (RBILD)

 

Acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP)/organizing diffuse alveolar damage DAD)

 

Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia / Follicular Bronchiolitis

 

Lipid Pneumonia (Paraffinoma)

 

Nodular Pulmonary Amyloid (Amyloidoma)

 

Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

 

Pulmonary Thromboembolism

 

Other forms of Pulmonary Embolism

 

Pulmonary Infarction

 

Pulmonary Hypertension

 

Pulmonary Collapse (Atelectasis) and Pneumothorax

 

Pulmonary Edema

 

Pulmonary Vasculitis

 

Wegener's Granulomatosis of the Lung

 

Churg-Strauss Syndrome (allergic granulomatosis)

 

Microscopic Polyangiitis

 

Isolated Pulmonary Capillaritis

 

Necrotizing Sarcoid Granulomatosis

 

Pulmonary Hemorrhage (Example. Goodpasture's Syndrome)

 

Pneumoconiosis

 

Silicosis

 

Asbestosis

 

Coal Pneumoconiosis

 

Talcosis

 

Pulmonary Infection

 

Pulmonary Infections in immunocompromised patients

 

Viral Infection:

Influenza (Orthomyxoviruses)

 

Parainfluenza Virus Infection

 

Cytomegalovirus infection

 

Respiratory syncytial virus infection

 

Measles

 

Varicella

 

Chlamydia: Chlamydial Infection

 

Rickettsia: Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii)

 

Mycoplasma: Mycoplasma pneumonia

 

Bacterial Infection: Pneumococcal Pneumonia (Lobar Pneumonia)

 

Bronchopneumonia

 

Klebsiella pneumoniae

 

Haemophilus influenza Infection

 

Legionellosis (Legionnaires'Disease)

 

Staphylococcal Infection

 

Streptococcal Infection

 

Tuberculosis

 

Atypical Mycobacterial Infection

 

Mycobacterium Avium Intracellulare

 

Mycobacterium Kansasii Infection

 

Fungal Infection:

Histoplasmosis (Histoplasma Capsulatum)

 

Coccidioidomycosis

 

Cryptococcus

 

Blastomycosis

 

Aspergilloma

 

Aspergillosis

 

Candidosis (Candidiasis)

 

Filamentous bacteria:

Actinomycosis

 

Nocardiosis

 

Infections caused by other organisms:

Pneumocystis Pneumonia

 

Dirofilariasis

 

Paragonimiasis

 

Atypical Pneumonia

 

Pulmonary Cytology 

Exfoliative Pulmonary Cytology

 

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

Adenocarcinoma

 

Bronchioloalveolar Cell Carcinoma

 

Small Cell Carcinoma

 

Large Cell Carcinoma

 

Carcinoid Tumours

 

Metastatic Tumours

 

Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

 

FNAC -Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Adenocarcinoma

 

FNAC - Bronchioloalveolar Cell Carcinoma

 

FNAC - Small Cell Carcinoma

 

FNAC - Non Small Cell and Large Cell Carcinoma

 

FNAC - Carcinoid Tumours

 

Cytological Pitfalls in the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

 

Role of cytopathology in the diagnosis benign pulmonary tumours

 

Role of Immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis of lung tumours

 

Role of cytopathology in the diagnosis of Opportunistic Infections

 

 

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Bronchogenic carcinoma

 

Pulmonary Adenocarcinoma

 

Adenocarcinoma In Situ (Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma)

 

Papillary Carcinoma

 

Mucinous (colloid) carcinoma

 

Pulmonary Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

Spindle cell squamous carcinoma

 

Basaloid carcinoma

 

Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma

 

Pleomorphic carcinoma (spindle/giant cell carcinoma)

 

Large cell carcinoma

 

Pulmonary Lymphoproliferative Disease

 

Lymphomatoid  Granulomatosis

 

B-cell non-Hodgkin’s MALT  lymphomas

 

Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disease

 

Pulmonary Mesenchymal Tumours

 

Primary Pulmonary Leiomyosarcoma

 

Primary Pulmonary Rhabdomyosarcoma

 

Primary Monophasic Synovial  Sarcoma of the Lung

 

Neurogenic Tumours of the Lung

 

Intrapulmonary Solitary Fibrous Tumour

 

Localized Fibrous Tumour of the  Pleura

 

Pulmonary Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma

 

Bone and Cartilage- forming  Sarcomas of the Lung

 

Kaposi's Sarcoma and Angiosarcoma of the Lung

 

Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma of the Lung

 

Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

 

Pulmonary tumours derived from ectopic tissues

 

Primary Intrapulmonary Thymoma

 

Glomus Tumour of the Lung

 

Primary Malignant Melanoma of Bronchus

 

Pulmonary Paraganglioma

 

Ganglioneuroblastoma of the Lung

 

Minute Pulmonary Meningothelial-like Nodules and Pulmonary Meningioma

 

Germ Cell Tumours of the Lung (Teratoma and Choriocarcinoma)

 

Biphasic Epithelial/Mesenchymal Lung Tumours

 

Pulmonary Carcinosarcoma

 

Pulmonary Blastoma

 

Neuroendocrine tumours of  the Lung

 

Central Carcinoid Tumour

 

Peripheral Carcinoid Tumour

 

Atypical Carcinoid

 

Small Cell Carcinoma

 

Large Cell Neuroendocrine Tumour  

 

Diffuse idiopathic neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH)

 

Pulmonary Carcinoid Tumorlet

 

Salivary Gland-Type Tumours

 

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

 

Acinic Cell Carcinoma (Fechner tumour)

 

Salivary Gland-Type Mixed Tumours

 

Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

 

Pulmonary Epithelial-Myoepithelial carcinoma

 

Pulmonary Oncocytoma

 

Granular Cell Tumour of Bronchus

 

Sclerosing hemangioma

 

Clear cell 'sugar' tumour

 

Inflammatory pseudotumour

 

Chondroid Hamartoma

 

Alveolar Adenoma

 

Endobronchial Lipoma

 

Bronchial 'mucous gland' adenoma

 

Pulmonary Papillary Adenoma

 

Pulmonary Adenofibroma

 

Minute Pulmonary Meningothelial-like Nodules and Pulmonary Meningioma

 

Metastatic Tumours of the Lung

 

 

 

 

Dr Sampurna Roy  MD

Consultant  Histopathologist (Kolkata - India)


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