pneumonitis


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pneumonitis

[‚nü·mə′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the lung.
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In summary, we have described a patient who developed late-onset Grade 4 pneumonitis after nivolumab treatment accompanied by acute pulmonary embolism; rt-PA, high-dose corticosteroid therapy, and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy were lifesaving.
The reviewers found that pneumonitis was significantly linked to PD-1/PD-Ll inhibitor therapy (P less than .
13,19 However, our data differs from the results of the prospective ILD registry in India in which hypersensitivity pneumonitis was found to be the most common ILD (47.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis, is an inflammatory lung disorder caused by an exaggerated immune response to the inhalation of a variety of organic antigenic particles found in the environment.
The term hypersensitivity pneumonitis, when used to describe drug-mediated interactions, may be slightly misplaced, since the mechanism of action in drug-mediated disease is not secondary to inhaled antigens.
Our patient had clinical, radiological, and histological evidence of acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP) as the initial presentation of pSjS [9].
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), C-reactive protein (CRP), and hypersensitivity pneumonitis panel were all within normal limits.
Akira et al reported diffuse or multi-focal groundglass opacities with intralobular interstitial thickening as the mainfeature in chemotherapy associated pneumonitis.
After 4 weeks, the patient was discharged to a long-term-care facility on supplemental oxygen because his chemical pneumonitis was not fully resolved.
A two-month-old male baby, weighing 4000g, was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit with severe respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) pneumonitis.
Bleomycin pulmonary toxicity (BPT) manifests predominantly as pulmonary fibrosis, organizing pneumonia or nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis.
Because acute radiation pneumonitis and late radiation fibrosis are still not well demarcated clinically after radiotherapy to the lung, we used the term radiation pneumopathy for this continuing process.