fibrous pneumonia


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fi·brous pneu·mo·ni·a

a process affecting pulmonary tissue and leading to deposition of collagen, either interstitially or in alveolar sacs.

fibrous pneumonia

An older term for pneumonia with end-stage fibrous scarring, a distinction of uncertain utility.

fibrous pneumonia

Pneumonia followed by formation of scar tissue.
See also: pneumonia

fi·brous pneu·mo·ni·a

(fībrŭs nū-mōnē-ă)
Process affecting pulmonary tissue and leading to deposition of collagen.