Nodular pulmonary amyloidosis: diagnosis by fine-needle aspiration cytology and a review of the literature.


Solitary nodular pulmonary amyloid tumor is an uncommon benign lesion which is seldom diagnosed prior to surgical extirpation. We present a case of unsuspected nodular pulmonary amyloid tumor diagnosed by fine needle aspiration cytology. A 52-yr-old-black woman, presented with a 3-cm right middle lobe mass. Percutaneous fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNA… (More)