lipid pneumonia

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lipid pneumonia

[′lip·əd nu̇′mō·nyə]
(medicine)
Pneumonia resulting from aspiration of oily substances, such as nose drops.
Deposition of lipids in tissues of chronically inflamed lungs. Also known as lipoid pneumonia.
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Exogenous lipoid pneumonia due to nasal application of petroleum jelly.
Exogenous lipoid pneumonia (ELP) is a rare form of pneumonia caused by inhalation or aspiration of fatty substances.
Acute form of exogenous lipoid pneumonia caused by inhalation of liquid paraffin in a fire-eater.