Skip Navigation
National Cancer Institute U.S. National Institutes of Health
Personal tools
Document Actions

Epithelial hyperplasia, airways

Up one level

Number of respiratory epithelial cells is increased diffusely or focally. Frequently luminal protrusions are observed, sometimes forming papillae. Mucous (goblet) cell metaplastic hyperplasia is a variant, in which the respiratory epithelium of conducting airways is replaced by mucous cells either as a single or a pseudostratified layer.

There are currently no items in this folder.