SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Pathology I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare condition characterized by abnormal growth of lung neuroendocrine cells. DIPNECH has been commonly misdiagnosed as asthma and other pulmonary conditions.1 Given its increasing prevalence, improving its awareness is vital and may lead to more prompt diagnosis. Here, we present a case of a 71-year-old lady with DIPNECH.