Lentil aspiration pneumonia: radiographic and CT findings.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Aspiration of leguminous vegetables can cause a granulomatous pneumonitis know as lentil aspiration pneumonia that manifest on radiologic studies with small, poorly defined nodular opacities. We report two cases of lentil aspiration pneumonia that manifested with nodules up to 1.0 cm in diameter on radiographs and CT, simulating metastases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Marom, EM; McAdams, HP; Sporn, TA; Goodman, PC

Published Date

  • July 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 598 - 600

PubMed ID

  • 9676451

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-8715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00004728-199807000-00016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States