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Pneumonia intersticial linfocítica: correlação da tomografia computadorizada de alta resolução com a anatomopatologia

Radiologia Brasileira 01/2002; DOI: 10.1590/S0100-39842002000400004
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ABSTRACT A proposta do trabalho é apresentar os achados radiológicos observados na tomografia computadorizada de alta resolução do tórax de dois pacientes com pneumonia intersticial linfocítica e correlacioná-los com os aspectos anatomopatológicos, obtidos a partir de biópsias a céu aberto. Um dos pacientes mostrou, na tomografia, basicamente opacidades em vidro fosco difusas, e o outro tinha infiltração ao longo das bainhas conjuntivas peribroncovasculares. Na anatomopatologia o padrão predominante foi o de infiltração intersticial, especialmente ao longo dos septos alveolares, por linfócitos policlonais. O estudo mostrou estreita correlação entre os achados anatomopatológicos e aqueles observados na tomografia computadorizada de alta resolução do tórax.

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