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Non-necrotizing granulomas in an individual in whom infection and pneumoconiosis has been ruled out
"heart failure cells"? Can also be seen in which other condition besides CHF?
Hemosiderin-laden macrophages - increased pulmonary capillary pressure due to CHF causes tiny hemorrhages, and macs phagocytize the dead RBCs.
Also seen in Goodpasture syndrome
Which form of lung cancer is most specifically associated with lung scarring related to old granulomatous disease?
Diffuse alveolar damage is aka...? Most characteristic histological hallmark?
ARDS...Hyaline membrane formation within the alveolar cavities
Desquamative interstitial pneumonitis is related to which process?
Idiopathic interstitial fibrosis
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is often associated with which virus?
Lancet-shaped gram-positive cocci in pairs
Strep pneumo
Proteinaceous granular precipitate in lungs...?
Edema fluid
Silver stain demonstrates roughly spherical cysts with sharply outlined walls in alveoli...?

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