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Table 4 Misdiagnosed cases

From: Clinical and misdiagnosed analysis of primary pulmonary lymphoma: a retrospective study

Initial diagnosis Cases Chief complaint Time of misdiagnosis(months) Pathological diagnosis obtained
pneumonia 10 None, cough, dyspnea or chest pain 0.5–24 CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsy, bronchoscopy, surgery and thoracoscopy
tuberculosis 2 Cough, none 1–12 CT-guided percutaneous lung biopsy
lung cancer 1 Cough and fever 4 bronchoscopy