lymphangitic carcinomatosis

lymphangitic carcinomatosis

a condition in which lymph vessels are filled with tumor cells or blocked by tumor cells.
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Docetaxel-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis mimicking lymphangitic carcinomatosis in a patient with metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung.
Figures 2 and 3 depict histological sections demonstrating lymphangitic carcinomatosis of the lung and tumor thrombus in both arterial and venous pulmonary vasculatures.
Autopsy results supported the diagnosis of lymphangitic carcinomatosis with signet-ring cell morphology.
CT findings in lymphangitic carcinomatosis of the lung: correlation with histologic findings and pulmonary function tests.
The most common cause of the linear pattern is hydrostatic pulmonary edema (Figure 1), but other etiologies include lymphangitic carcinomatosis (Figure 2), and atypical interstitial pneumonias such as those caused by mycoplasma, chlamydia, cytomegalovirus (CMV), and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Lymphangitic carcinomatosis may cause either beaded or smooth septal thickening.