Histology Course A IV 47 Department of Pathology, University of Zurich Histokurs

A IV 47 carcinomatous lymphangiosis of the lung HE further information (German) on HiPaKu
  ICD-10: C49.9; ICD-O:
 
   
58-year-old female suffered from gastric cancer (specimen from autopsy).
 
- The architecture of the lung tissue is maintained.
- Peribronchial and perivascular lymphatic vessels are distended by solid nests of tumor cells.

 
Macroscopically, the lungs show a net-like striated pattern with grey-whitish tissue surrounding bronchi and blood vessels. These findings correlate with the enhanced reticular striated pattern observed in chest X-rays.