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Term:Beaded septum sign
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Accession:HP:0033654 term browser browse the term
Definition:Irregular and nodular thickening of interlobular septa reminiscent of a row of beads.
Comment:The beaded septum sign is frequently seen in lymphangitic spread of cancer and less often in sarcoidosis. See Figure 10 of Hansell DM, et al., Fleischner Society: glossary of terms for thoracic imaging. Radiology. 2008;246:697-722.

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      Abnormality of the respiratory system 0
        Abnormal respiratory system morphology 0
          Abnormal pulmonary thoracic imaging finding 0
            Beaded septum sign 0
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