Canadian Respiratory Journal

Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2013 / Article

Clinico-Pathologic Conferences | Open Access

Volume 20 |Article ID 971350 | https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/971350

Kunal C Kadakia, Sandeep M Patel, Eunhee S Yi, Andrew H Limper, "Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis", Canadian Respiratory Journal, vol. 20, Article ID 971350, 3 pages, 2013. https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/971350

Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis

Abstract

Diffuse pulmonary lymphangiomatosis (DPL) is a rare disease characterized by infiltration of the lung, pleura and mediastinum with thin-walled lymphangiomas. DPL can result in mass effect from infiltrative disease, restrictive and obstructive pulmonary physiology, chylous effusions and respiratory failure. The present article discusses clinical, radiographic and pathological features, and treatment options for DPL.

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