pneumonitis


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pneumonitis

[‚nü·mə′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the lung.
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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis can also account for recurrent interstitial disease, although there is generally upper lobe predominance.
It can be in any form; pneumonia, interstitial pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, pulmonary hemorrhage and pleural effusion (6).
The most survivable etiologies included local anesthetic toxicity anaphylactic shock, aspiration pneumonitis, and magnesium toxicity and other anesthesia complications - all with a survival exceeding 80%, Dr.
Pneumonitis may eventually cause permanent scarring (radiation fibrosis).
Professor Marks confirmed that death was of natural causes and due to viral infection pneumonitis.
4) In one study examining AIDS patients undergoing diagnostic bronchoscopy for pulmonary symptoms, 72% had CMV cultured from BAL fluid but only 2 had pathological evidence of CMV pneumonitis.
reported 6 acute myeloid leukemia patients treated with intermediate-to high-dose ARA-C that developed a new pattern of pulmonary toxicity described as hypersensitivity pneumonitis (2).
The cause of death was aspiration pneumonitis - due to congenital rubella syndrome.
Mr Moreton, of Finham, Coventry, died on December 28 of interstitial pneumonitis.
Other adult respiratory disorders in which either surfactant replacement therapy or abnormal surfactant regulation may occur include pneumonia, lung transplants, sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, alveolar proteinosis, obstructive lung disease including asthma, radiation pneumonitis, and drug-induced pulmonary disease.
The patient was admitted at the health institution with pneumonitis, diabetes and chronic hepatic diseases.
KEY WORDS: acute, beryllium, beryllium disease, granuloma, hypersensitivity, immune sensitization, pneumonitis.