lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia

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lym·pho·cyt·ic in·ter·sti·tial pneu·mo·ni·tis

a rare disease characterized by interstitial accumulation of lymphocytes in the lungs and late fibrosis; usually a result of a lymphoma, occasionally seen in AIDS, especially in children; sometimes seen as an autoimmune disorder.

lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia (LIP)

a diffuse respiratory disorder characterized by fibrosis and accumulation of lymphocytes in the lungs. It is commonly associated with lymphoma and may progress to lymphoma.

lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia

A diffuse pulmonary disease of insidious onset that is most common in middle-aged ♀, which may be accompanied by Sjögren's disease, hyper- or hypo-gammaglobulinemia Clinical Progressive SOB, cough Imaging Reticulonodular infiltrates on a plain CXR, often accompanied by Kerley 'B' lines. See Interstial pneumonia.
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Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia in patients at risk for the acquired immune deficiency syndrome.
Histopathologic Features of Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia Major features Dense polymorphous interstitial inflammatory infiltrate composed of lymphocytes, histiocytes, and plasma cells Component of follicular bronchiolitis often present Secondary features Intraepithelial lymphocytes Type II pneumocyte hyperplasia Focal lymphocytic infiltration of vessel walls Foci of organizing pneumonia Loose nonnecrotizing granulomas Occasional giant cells Interstitial fibrosis of variable degree Foci of amyloid Table 4.
Lung Diseases With Chronic Inflammatory Interstitial Infiltrates Resolving infection Hypersensitivity pneumonitis Systemic collagen vascular diseases manifesting in the lung Certain toxic or hypersensitivity drug reactions Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia (idiopathic type) Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia in human immunodefi- ciency virus infection Lymphoproliferative diseases (typically low grade) Table 6.

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