Cytology in the diagnosis of benign lung diseases

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Abstract

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
Volume8
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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