Histiocytosis X in the lung.

  title={Histiocytosis X in the lung.},
  author={Thomas Vail Colby and Charles M. Lombard},
  journal={Human pathology},
  volume={14 10},
The histologic and clinical features of pulmonary histiocytosis X are discussed. The majority of patients are in the third and fourth decades of life. They present with nonspecific respiratory complaints and bilateral reticulonodular infiltrates that can be seen on chest radiographs. The histologic lesions of pulmonary histiocytosis X are scattered, discrete nodules that frequently center on small airways. The initially cellular nodules are replaced progressively by fibrous tissue. The cell… CONTINUE READING


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