intrapulmonary lymph nodes

intrapulmonary lymph nodes

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small nodes that occur along the bronchi within the parenchyma of the lung; they receive drainage from localized areas of the lung and send efferents to bronchopulmonary nodes.
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The observation of a subpleural predilection, similar to intrapulmonary lymph nodes, suggests the possibility of an aberrant organization of BALT, possibly reflecting the effects of an antecedent inflammatory event.
On radiographic studies, intrapulmonary lymph nodes usually consist of well-circumscribed nodules in a subpleural or paraseptal location.
Histologically, intrapulmonary lymph nodes are identical to lymph nodes in other parts of the body (Figure 5; Table 5).
The diagnosis of intrapulmonary lymph nodes is usually straightforward.
Importance of intrapulmonary lymph nodes in the differential diagnosis of small pulmonary nodular shadows.