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An elderly woman was admitted to hospital because of the presence of a necrotizing lung cavity on radiology imaging. A lung FNAC was performed, showing the presence of rare acid fast bacilli that looked like Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The necrotic material, stained by the Papanicolaou method, showed numerous crystalloid structures (figures 1A and B). They did not polarize and GMS & PAS stains were negative for fungi.
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Name: Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology
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Absence of air in the entire or part of a lung, such as an incompletely inflated neonate lung or a collapsed adult lung. Pulmonary atelectasis can be caused by airway obstruction, lung compression, fibrotic contraction, or other factors.
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A lung with reduced markings on its chest radiograph and increased areas of transradiancy (hyperlucency). A hyperlucent lung is usually associated with pulmonary emphysema or PNEUMOTHORAX.
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