Cytology in the diagnosis of benign lung diseases

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While cytologic techniques have traditionally been concerned with cancer diagnosis, reactive and infectious pulmonary diseases can often be easily and accurately diagnosed, obviating the need for thoracotomy. High diagnostic yields necessitate a team approach. With close cooperation among the bronchoscopist, radiologist, and pathologist, patient care can be greatly enhanced.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)147-159
Number of pages13
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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