acute interstitial pneumonitis

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a·cute in·ter·sti·tial pneu·mo·ni·tis

usually considered a form of hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
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Acute interstitial pneumonitis (AIP) is a rare but severe lung disease of unknown etiology that usually affects otherwise healthy individuals.
Search terms Acute interstitial pneumonitis Necrotizing bronchiolitis Allergic granulomatous angiitis Obliterative bronchiolitis Alveolar proteinosis Organizing pneumonia Alveolar hemorrhage Pneumonitis Alveolitis Progressive massive fibrosis Allergic alveolitis Pulmonary fibrosis Acute eosinophilic pneumonia Pulmonary necrosis Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia Pulmonary radiation injury Diffuse alveolar damage Pulmonary toxicity Eosinophilia myalgia syndrome Pulmonary vasculitis Eosinophilic pneumonia Radiation alveolitis Fibrosing alveolitis Radiation fibrosis-lung Interstitial lung disease Radiation pneumonitis Lung infiltration Transfusion-related Necrosis of bronchioles acute lung injury TABLE 2: Summary of case reports identified in literature search.
Talc-related acute interstitial pneumonitis with respiratory distress is a rare complication following talc pleurodesis requires intensive treatment and it is associated with a high mortality rate.
Autopsy findings were similar, showing evidence of acute interstitial pneumonitis, pulmonary edema, encephalitis (including focal neuronal necrosis of the pons), and myocarditis.
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