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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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).64
The diagnosis of intrapulmonary lymph nodes is usually straightforward.