Characteristics of multiple nodules in a patient with pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis: A case report
Nobuhiro Kanaji, Naoki Watanabe, Norimitsu Kadowaki, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Yoshimasa Tokunaga, Department of General Thoracic Surgery, Breast and Endocrinological Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Ryou Ishikawa, Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
Author contributions: Kanaji N carried out the diagnosis and followed up the patient, designed and drafted the manuscript; Tokunaga Y carried out the diagnosis; Ishikawa R collected pathological sections; Watanabe N and Kadowaki N revised the manuscript; all authors read and approved the final manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Nobuhiro Kanaji, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, Rheumatology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: April 17, 2019
Peer-review started: April 18, 2019
First decision: June 19, 2019
Revised: July 5, 2019
Accepted: July 20, 2019
Article in press: July 20, 2019
Published online: September 6, 2019