Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia

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    Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia (Page No-687)

    Characterized by the presence of polypoid plugs of loose organizing connective tissue - MASSON BODIES within alveolar ducts, alveoli and often bronchioles.

    The connective tissue is all of the same age and underlying lung architecture is normal. there is no interstitial fibrosis or honeycomb lung.

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