35 Possible Causes for Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells in USA

  • Granulomatous Lung Disease
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells
  • Berylliosis
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells

    The helper T cells show a strong proliferative reaction on being exposed to beryllium. … The lavage shows >20% lymphocytes. 6 high-quality transbronchial biopsy samples should be collected to get a optimum result. … In certain individuals a lung biopsy might be necessary to check for granulations as well as beryllium deposits.[1] [2]

  • Maple Bark Strippers' Lung
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells
  • Sarcoidosis
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells

    The core of the latter is composed of Epithelioid histiocytes and multinucleated giant cells while the external wall consist of T lymphocytes. … Immune mediating cells such as giant cells, compose the core, surrounded by an outer rim of T lymphocytes will start migrating to the area in order to help in the normal healing … Schaumann bodies seen in sarcoidosis are calcium and protein inclusions inside of Langhans giant cells as part of a granuloma.[3] [4]

  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells

    In this condition, radiographic images of the lungs do not show any alterations but the tuberculin skin test shows positive results. … It does survive inside the phagosome, multiplies and eventually kills its host cell. … HIV patients may not show typical pulmonary TB symptoms due to their impaired immune system.[5]

  • Navajo Neurohepatopathy
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells
  • Measles Pneumonia
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells
  • Wegener Granulomatosis
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells

    On rare occasions, thoracoscopic lung biopsy is required. … In most cases, either the lungs or the kidneys are favorable sites for obtaining biopsy material. … Typically, granulomas form with epitheloid and giant cells, while the presence of various leukocytes, including neutrophils, lymphocytes, and eosinophils, has been observed … [6] [7]

  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
    Lung Biopsy showing Multinucleated Giant Cells

    The doctor will obtain a chest X-ray, which will show specific collections of cells. … A key radiographic feature of sarcoidosis is the non-caseating granuloma with giant cells. … Pulmonary sarcoidosis is characterized by the presence of noncaseating granulomas, which are abnormal collections of cells in the lungs.[8]

  • Non-Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis
    Arterial Biopsy showing Giant Cell Arteritis

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References

  1. Berylliosis, Symptoma
  2. Berylliosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Sarcoidosis, Symptoma
  4. Sarcoidosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Symptoma
  6. Wegener Granulomatosis, Symptoma
  7. Granulomatosis with polyangiitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Pulmonary Sarcoidosis, Symptoma