alveolar interstitium

alveolar interstitium

A network of thin connective tissue fibres within the walls of pulmonary alveoli, which connects the axial interstitium, and peripheral interstitium.
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In the lungs involvement of airways, blood vessels and lymphatics extends to the alveolar interstitium causing cystic change and into pulmonary veins causing haemorrhage.
Microscopic examination of transbronchial biopsies demonstrated extensive inflammatory infiltrate involving bronchial tissue and expanding adjacent alveolar interstitium.