Interstitial lung disease. Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial

abstract

  • Because the list of interstitial lung diseases is so extensive, encompassing more than 180 chronic lung diseases in which the interstitium is altered by inflammation and/or fibrosis, this chapter focuses on several inflammatory lung diseases of unknown etiology: usual interstitial pneumonitis, respiratory bronchiolitis, idiopathic bronchiolitis obliterans with organizing pneumonia, pulmonary Langerhans' cell granulomatosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

publication date

  • December 1996

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8953612

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1

end page

  • 21

volume

  • 4

number

  • 1