Case #448 – July, 2017

A lung biopsy was obtained on a 29-year-old-patient from Cameroon with cough, dyspnea, and hemoptysis. Figures AD show what was observed on a hematoxylin and eosin (H & E) stained section; Figure A is at 200x, Figure B 400x, and Figures C and D at 1000x magnification. What is your diagnosis? Based on what criteria?

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Figure A

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Figure B

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Figure C

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Figure D

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