Primary pulmonary lymphoma presenting as nodules and masses: a case report and literature review


Primary pulmonary lymphoma (PPL) is a rare neoplasm. We report a case of 45-year-old men who was admitted to hospital for multiple nodules and masses in both lungs. The contrast enhanced chest CT scans revealed multiple nodules and masses of varying sizes in right upper and middle lobes and both lower lobes. CT-guided percutaneous transthoracic needle biopsy was performed. The diagnosis of PPL was confirmed by histopathological examination and Immunohistochemical staining. PPL should be included in the differential diagnoses in symptomless patients with multiple pulmonary nodules and masses.



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Pneumology - Case Reports
Primary pulmonary lymphoma, computed tomography, diagnosis
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Gao, X., & Yan, P. (2021). Primary pulmonary lymphoma presenting as nodules and masses: a case report and literature review. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, 91(1).