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Case Report

Primary Pulmonary Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma: A Rare Cause of PET-Negative Pulmonary Nodules

Table 3

Differential diagnosis of multiple pulmonary bilateral nodules.

Metastases
Primary lung cancer (particularly bronchioloalveolar carcinoma)
Lymphoid tumors and myeloma
Leukaemic infiltrates
Benign vascular tumors (hemangioma and lymphangioma)
Malignant vascular tumors (angiosarcoma and Kaposi’s sarcoma)
Neuroendocrine tumourlets
Nodular lesions in pulmonary fibrosis
Pneumoconiosis
Infections (tuberculosis, nocardiosis, aspergillosis, and histoplasmosis)
Sarcoidosis
Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis
Vasculitis
Connectivitis
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations

Obtained with the data from [4, 5, 9, 1214].