Lung - nontumor
Other nonneoplastic disease
Muscular hyperplasia of lung

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 22 March 2017, last major update December 2011

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Cite this page: Muscular hyperplasia of lung. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungnontumormuscularhyper.html. Accessed May 25th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • May represent end stage of interstitial pneumonia
Gross description
  • Resembles cirrhotic liver, sometimes called "muscular cirrhosis"
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Marked smooth muscle hyperplasia throughout lung parenchyma, fibrosis