Pulmonary lipogranulomatosis due to excessive consumption of apples.


A 55-year-old man was admitted for treatment of unstable angina. Chest x-ray films showed a micronodular pattern, but there were no respiratory symptoms. Autopsy, carried out following sudden death, revealed pulmonary granulomas surrounding lipid crystals. The same crystals were found elsewhere: lymph nodes, spleen, liver, adrenal glands, and were composed… (More)


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