ISSN 2564-7784 | E-ISSN 2564-7040
Case Report
From The Dıagnosis to the Treatment of Bronchocentrıc Granulomatosıs: A Rare Case Report
1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey  
2 Department of Infection Diseases, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey  
3 Department of Pathology, Balıkesir University School of Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey  
4 Department of Chest Diseases, Balıkesir Atatürk City Hospital, Balıkesir, Turkey  
Eur J Ther ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/EurJTher.2018.300
Key Words: Aspergillosis, granuloma, necrotizing, resection
Abstract

Bronchocentric granulomatosis, which is a necrotizing granulomatous lesion of the bronchi and bronchioles, is a rare disease which is not associated with clinical and radiological findings. It usually affects adults and is often incidentally diagnosed by chest X-ray. The diagnosis is confirmed histopathological evaluation of the lung biopsy specimens. A 58-year-old male patient underwent chest X-ray for screening purposes and pulmonary nodules were seen. Thoracic computed tomography confirmed multiple nodular lesions. As invasive and non-invasive methods failed, open lung biopsy was performed. The histopathological diagnosis was reported as bronchocentric granulomatosis. This case was presented to highlight the importance of multidisciplinary management of bronchocentric granulomatosis, which is a rare disease.

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