interstitial pneumonia


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interstitial pneumonia

[¦in·tər¦stish·əl nə′mō·nē·ə]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the lungs, particularly the stroma, including peribronchial tissue and interalveolar septa.
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Biopsy slides were reviewed independently by at least two pathologists and reclassified according to the American Thoracic Society/ European Respiratory Society consensus classification of interstitial pneumonia as described in detail in an earlier report (1).
Although late-stage hypersensitivity pneumonitis can mimic usual interstitial pneumonia and nonspecific interstitial pneumonia, in earlier stage hypersensitivity pneumonitis cellular bronchiolitis is one of its characteristic histologic features, along with organizing pneumonia and poorly formed nonnecrotizing granulomas.
107) Variable numbers of alveolar macrophages are seen and, in some cases, may be sufficiently numerous as to suggest desquamative interstitial pneumonia.
Computed tomography and pathologic findings in fulminant forms of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia.
In a series of statistical analyses, Veracyte classifiers consistently distinguished IPF from multiple ILDs, including non-specific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) and hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP).
The most important IIP pattern is usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP).
However, a cause-and-effect relationship between OvHV-2 infection and interstitial pneumonia as well as the granulomatous inflammation in the liver and spleen could not be established in this case.
Of the cases reviewed in which S arizona caused serious infection in individuals with connective tissue diseases and usual interstitial pneumonia, concomitant corticosteroid therapy was universal, suggesting the infection was a complication of therapeutic immunomodulation, rather than of the condition itself.
Eligible patients must have a clinical and radiographic diagnosis of IPF with the presence of a usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) pattern on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT).
The wide spectrum of radiologic findings described in RA can be categorized in 5 broad patterns: (1) reticular opacities with lobular distortion, intralobular lines, and traction bronchioloectasis (with or without honeycombing) that correlate with fibrotic ILD (usual interstitial pneumonia [UIP] or nonspecific interstitial pneumonia [NSIP]); (2) airway-associated abnormalities, such as fuzzy centrilobular nodules of ground-glass attenuation (follicular bronchiolitis) or bronchial and bronchiolar wall thickening with heterogeneous lung attenuation (Figure 1; constrictive bronchiolitis); (3) patchy, often peripheral, consolidation that correlates with organizing pneumonia (OP); (4) random parenchymal nodules (rheumatoid nodules); and (5) pleural effusions.
vivax malaria infection, was hospitalized for interstitial pneumonia with severe anemia.

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