Hyperplastic epithelial foci in honeycomb lesions in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Seventy-two cases of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) were examined from 2856 consecutive autopsy cases at the Japanese Red Cross Medical Center in Tokyo from 1973-1996. Primary lung cancer had arisen in 31 of 72 cases of IPF (43%), significantly higher than the incidence in cases without IPF (8....

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Published in:Virchows Archiv : an international journal of pathology, Vol. 441, No. 3 (2002), p. 271-8
Main Author: Qunn, Lei
Other Involved Persons: Takemura, Tamiko ; Ikushima, Soichiro ; Ando, Tsunehiro ; Yanagawa, Takashi ; Akiyama, Osamu ; Oritsu, Masaru ; Tanaka, Noboru ; Kuroki, Toshio
Format: Article
Item Description:Date Completed 27.11.2002
Date Revised 17.11.2005
published: Print-Electronic
Citation Status MEDLINE
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