10023 - Cystic Lung Disease and Lessons Learned From Surgical Lung Biopsies: Case Studies

Course Director

Jeffrey L. Myers, M.D., University of Michigan


This case-based didactic series uses individual cases to exemplify the role of Pathologists in classifying diffuse lung disease for affected patients and in a more general sense.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Opus Medicus designates this Internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credits

In addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Opus Medicus designates this course for Specialty Board MOC Program Credits:

1.25 ABP CC/MOC Credits1

Accreditation Statement

Opus Medicus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tuition Fees

Course & Credits: $32.50

Course Dates

Last Review Date: 10-May-2021
Expiration Date: 09-May-2024


For Surgical Pathologists, Pulmonologists, and other health care providers to learn:

1. The clinical and histologic features of lymphangiomyomatosis.

2. The clinical and histologic features of pulmonary Langerhans cell Histiocytosis.

3. The radiologic differential diagnosis of "cystic lung disease".

4. The histologic diagnosis of "cystic lung disease".

5. The histologic features of MALT lymphoma and

non-amyloid (lambda) light chain deposition.

6. Rare causes of "cystic" lung metastases.

7. The histologic features of "metastatic cellular fibrous histiocytoma"


1. Lymphangiomyomatosis

2. Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (Eosinophilic Granuloma).

3. Causes of cystic lung lesions.

4. Pulmonary MALT lymphoma and non-amyloid light chain deposition.

5. Rare causes of "cystic" lung metastases.

Specific topics covered in this AMA PRA Categogy 1 Credit™ online CME course include lymphangiomyomatosis, pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, pulmonary eosinophilic granuloma, cystic lung lesions, pulmonary MALT lymphoma and non-amyloid light chain deposition, cystic lung metastases, metastatic fibrous histiocytoma, lymphoid interstitial pneumonia, cystic fibrohistiocytomas of lung, and metastatic endometrial stromal sarcoma.

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) / Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Competencies

☑  Patient Care (PC)
☑  Medical Knowledge (MK)
☑  Interpersonal and Communications Skills (IC)
☑  Systems-Based Practice (SBP)
☑  Practice-Based Learning (PBL)

Financial Relationship Disclosure and Content Attestation

Dr. Jeffrey L. Myers attests that he has no financial relationships with a commercial entity producing health-care related products and/or services. Dr. Steven R. Tahan, Education Committee Chair, attests that commercial entities with which he has relationships do not produce health-care related products or services relevant to the content of this course. No other person who has provided content for or who can influence the content of this course has disclosed financial relationships with commercial entities that produce health care-related products or services relevant to the course content.

There has been no commercial support for this course.

Supported Computer Hardware and Software Configurations2

Supported client computing platforms include:

A broadband Internet connection is required (e.g., cable, DSL, and 3G or 4G wireless). The course presentation is automatically scaled to the size of the display, from 800x480 pixels (minimum supported) to 1920x1200 pixels. On some smart phones, viewing courses may be tedious.

Supported browsers include:

Javascript, cookies, and popups must be enabled on your browser (which is the default configuration for most browsers).

1. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.25 CC/MOC credits for the American Board of Pathology (ABP) Continuing Certification (CC) / Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, in addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants will earn CC/MOC credits equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1 credits claimed for the activity. Immediately upon course completion, Opus Medicus will submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP CC/MOC credit.

2. The course may also be viewable on other client computing platforms that comply with Internet standards. If you experience technical problems that prevent you from viewing the course, we will promptly issue a full refund upon request.