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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