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Ghanbari Z, Rasekhi A R, Farzaneh M R, Aram N, Bahtouee M. Case Report Of Lymphangitic Carcinomatosis Secondary To Lung Adenocarcinoma. Iran South Med J 2022; 25 (2) :171-178
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1- Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medicine Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
2- Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medicine Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3- Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medicine Sciences, Bushehr, Iran
4- Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Bushehr University of Medicine Sciences, Bushehr, Iran , bahtoueem@yahoo.com
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Pulmonary lymphangitic carcinomatosis is the spread of a tumor to the lungs through the lymphatic system, which is a rare and final manifestation of cancer with a poor prognosis. Its main symptom is gradual and progressive dyspnea. The method of choice for diagnosis is high-resolution CT (HRCT), the most common finding of which is an increase in nodular and irregular septal thickness between the lobules with the formation of a network of dense polygons. Histological findings confirm the diagnosis. Here we present a patient with lymphangitic carcinomatosis in Bushehr, which occurred secondary to pulmonary adenocarcinoma.
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Respiratory System
Received: 2022/03/13 | Accepted: 2022/05/16 | Published: 2022/09/26

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