PathWays Case Study for July 5

A 23-year-old female presented with multiple pulmonary nodules, which were first found at her age 14. CT scans taken for an 8-year time period showed innumerable nodules of varying sizes (largest one 2.1 cm) in the right lung with slow progression. She underwent a lung wedge biopsy from which photomicrographs were obtained.



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Hee Eun Lee, M.D., Ph.D.

Hee Eun Lee, M.D., Ph.D.
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Mayo Clinic





Joanne (Eunhee) Yi, M.D.
Consultant, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


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April Josselyn is a Marketing Associate at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the editor of Mayo Clinic PathWays and supports corporate communications strategies and internal communications. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.


Very interesting the progression is slow,is this with other cases of same diagnosis also?is it normal,or is it different for each individual?


A very interesting case… Thanks.

thank you for the valiabl information.

thank you for comprehensive information.
and I think if you make an arrow to that cells will be more informative

Enjoyed the case

Thanks for the information. . ☺

interesting case

Thanks for the interesting case and valuable info.

thank you for sharing this rare case.

Nice case. Thanks for sharing.

Thank you for sharing this case

Thank you for sharing.

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