Biopsia de pulmón

La biopsia de pulmón con aguja se realiza cuando hay una condición anormal que se ubica cerca de la superficie del pulmón, en los tejidos que rodean al pulmón o en la pared del pecho. Este examen también se puede realizar para obtener una muestra para cultivo cuando se sospeche de una infección pulmonar y no se haya identificado la causa de la infección a través de cultivos de esputo o de lavado broncoalveolar .Biopsia de pulmón

Revision

Last reviewed 8/30/2012 by David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; Denis Hadjiliadis, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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