acute interstitial pneumonitis


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a·cute in·ter·sti·tial pneu·mo·ni·tis

usually considered a form of hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
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For patients who present acutely, potential diagnoses include pulmonary edema, acute interstitial pneumonitis or adult respiratory distress syndrome, diffuse alveolar hemorrhage (DAH), infection, radiation pneumonitis, and eosinophilic pneumonia (1).
In this report we describe one patient in whom an acute interstitial pneumonitis with acute respiratory failure developed after talc pleurodesis.
Talc-related acute interstitial pneumonitis with respiratory distress is a rare complication following talc pleurodesis requires intensive treatment and it is associated with a high mortality rate.
His lungs showed marked intraalveolar hemorrhage and edema, and enlarged pneumocytes with intense nuclear smudging consistent with acute interstitial pneumonitis.
The idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs) are further divided into seven groups based on pathologic findings: usual interstitial pneumonitis (UIP), nonspecific interstitial pneumonitis (NSIP), desquamative interstitial pneumonitis (DIP), respiratory bronchiolitis-ILD (RB-ILD), acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP), lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) and bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia (BOOP).
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