lipid pneumonia

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lip·id pneu·mo·ni·a

, lipoid pneumonia
pulmonary condition marked by inflammatory and fibrotic changes in the lungs due to the inhalation of various oily or fatty substances, particularly liquid petrolatum, or resulting from accumulation in the lungs of endogenous lipid material, either cholesterol from obstructive pneumonitis or following fracture of a bone; phagocytes containing lipid are usually present.
Synonym(s): oil pneumonia

lip·id pneu·mo·ni·a

, lipoid pneumonia (lip'id nū-mō'nē-ă, lip'oyd)
Pulmonary condition marked by inflammatory and fibrotic changes in the lungs due to the inhalation of various oily or fatty substances, particularly liquid petrolatum, or resulting from accumulation in the lungs of endogenous lipid material, either cholesterol from obstructive pneumonitis or following fracture of a bone; phagocytes containing lipid are usually present.
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Exogenous lipoid pneumonia in laryngectomy patients: radiological findings.
Exogenous lipoid pneumonia induced by nasal decongestant.
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Exogenous lipoid pneumonia caused by repeated sesame oil pulling: a report of two cases.
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