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Keimyung Medical Journal 1996;15(3):269-273.
CT Findings of Diffuse Pulmonary Lymphangiomatosis : A case report
미만성 폐 림프관종증의 CT 소견 : 증례보고
이진희; 서수지; 우성구; 이희정; 권건영
Abstract
Diffuse pulmonary lymphangiomatosis(DPL) is a very rare; progressive pulmonary abnormality of lymphatic system that occurs in children and young adults. We presented CT findings of DPL in a young girl; which was characterized by diffuse; smooth thickening of bronchovascular bundles and interlobular septa especiallly in the subpleural regions of both lower lobes; associated with recurrent pleural effusion. Pathologically; the disorder revealed increased numbers of anastomosing lymphatic channels in the pleura and subpleural interlobular septa.
Key Words: Diffuse pulmonary lymphangiomatosis, lymphatic system


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