concordant UIP

concordant UIP

A term referring to the more common “form” of usual interstitial pneumonia, which is diagnosed based on the uniformity in histology from multilobar surgical lung biopsies for suspected idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), where all of the biopsies have usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP).
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Others have identified that the prognosis of cases with one lobe showing UIP and another lobe showing NSIP (discordant UIP) had a prognosis that was worse than NSIP alone and concordant UIP.