Lung cytopathology (Bronchial and aspiration cytology)

Qing Kay Li, Walid E. Khalbuss

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter is focused on the discussion and review of cytomorphological features of benign and malignant respiratory lesions. The respiratory system can be divided into upper and lower tract, thus, the variety of sampling and preparation methods are also reviewed, since the cytomorphology of the lesion may reveal differently depending on the sampling and preparation techniques. In addition, the critical information regarding molecular tests of lung carcinomas are also reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDiagnostic Cytopathology Board Review and Self-Assessment
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages119
ISBN (Electronic)9781493914777
ISBN (Print)9781493914760
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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