interstitial inflammation


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interstitial inflammation

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl ‚in·flə′mā·shən]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the interstitial tissues of an organ.
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a) 100x, chronic interstitial inflammation consisting of dense bronchocentric lymphoplasmacytic infiltrates, with significant interstitial fibrosis.
An isolated v1 lesion is defined as endothelial inflammation (isolated endarteritis) in the absence of significant tubulitis and interstitial inflammation and the natural evolution of this lesion remains unknown [3].
2004), granuloma formation and interstitial inflammation was observed in four of nine mice who were administered a high dose (0.
In addition to the variable consolidation and interstitial inflammation in the lungs, some of the IN-infected animals showed necrosis in the peribronchial lymphoid tissue.
B, At higherpower magnification, there is uniform interstitial fibrosis, a mild component of chronic interstitial inflammation (arrowhead), and a lack of fibroblast foci (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnifications X20 [A] and X100 [B]).
Alveolar and interstitial inflammation was detected, consistent with a Cr(VI)-induced pneumonitis (Figure 1E).
6] Last but not least, experimental studies have pointed out that the initial lesion appears to be crystal formation along the brush border of the proximal tubule, with eventual crystal deposition in collecting ducts and papillary interstitium, and eventual tubule obstruction, interstitial inflammation, and fibrosis.
Therefore, corticosteroids and cyclophosphamide were given to inhibit interstitial inflammation and improve the prognosis.
The major widely accepted pathologic features of UIP include (1) patchy lung involvement, (2) a subpleural or septal distribution, (3) dense fibrosis with remodeling to produce "honeycomb fibrosis," (4) the presence of active fibroplasia in the form of interstitial fibroblastic foci, and (5) varying degrees of interstitial inflammation.
Interstitial inflammation, fibrosis and tubular atrophy are graded as mild moderate (2+), and severe (3+).
Cell injury and interstitial inflammation in rat lung after inhalation of ozone and urban particulates.
The degree of edema, alveolar and interstitial inflammation, alveolar and interstitial hemorrhage, atelectasis, necrosis, and hyaline membrane formation was scored as follows: 0 = none; 1 = 1–25%; 2 = 26–50%; 3 = 51–75%; and 4 = 76–100%.

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