Lymphangitic spread of tumor

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[edit] Discussion of Lymphangitic spread of tumor

  • Lymphangitic spread of tumor, also known as lymphangitic carcinomatosis, refers to tumor growth in the lymphatics of the lung.
  • Seen with thyroid, lung, breast, GI and prostatic neoplasms

[edit] Imaging Findings for Lymphangitic spread of tumor

  • The radiographic manifestations of pulmonary lymphangitic carcinomatosis include reticular densities, Kerley B lines, and subpleural edema.
  • Hilar and mediastinal adenopathy may occur.

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