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alveolar

[al′vē·ə·lər]
(biology)
Of or relating to an alveolus.
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Alveolar hemorrhage, in contrast, occurs in only about 20% to 30% of patients, and hemoptysis is sometimes absent due to the ability of the alveoli to absorb a significant amount of blood before it extends to the large airways.
To this end, following the needle insertion according to the inferior alveolar nerve block technique when the needle tip reached the bone, the needle was pulled out for 1-2 mm and aspiration was performed.
Mechanism of diffuse alveolar hemorrhage in cases of malaria could be multifactorial.
Because, to the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of MMF-induced alveolar hemorrhage with pulmonary capillaritis in the English literature, with a mechanism of action that is indeterminate, it is more likely that this is an idiosyncratic reaction.
Human alveolar echinococcosis after fox population increase, Switzerland.
Alveolar inflammation, lung tissue fibrosis, and collagen deposition contribute to diminished pulmonary function, including a decreased DLCO, and a decreased pulmonary compliance.
Rat alveolar macrophages were isolated from pathogen-free male Sprague-Dawley rats (Harlan Laboratories, Madison, WI, USA) weighing 200-225 g.
In our sample, 75% of the patients who died of refractory respiratory failure revealed varying degrees of interstitial fibrosis resulting in obliteration of the alveolar capillary interface and loss of surface area for diffusion with the remainder, demonstrating unresponsive PcP.
In case of periodontal disease and of alveolar bone loss, the center of resistance will be modified, and the application point of orthodontic forces will vary.
Key words: Alveolar hemorrhage, colchicine, organizing pneumonia, sclerosing glomerulonephritis
We report a case of pulmonary alveolar hemorrhage caused by leptospira in a young immunocompetent male.
Within the lower airways, the primary innate immune defenses depend on a type of immune cells known as alveolar macrophages, which recognize bacteria, viruses, and other foreign particles; engulf them; and then destroy them in a process called phagocytosis.