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alveolitis

 [al″ve-o-li´tis]
inflammation of a dental or pulmonary alveolus.
allergic alveolitis (extrinsic allergic alveolitis) hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
alveolitis sic´ca doloro´sa dry socket.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

al·ve·o·li·tis

(al'vē-ō-lī'tis),
1. Inflammation of lung alveoli.
2. Inflammation of a tooth socket.
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alveolitis

1. Acute or chronic accumulation of inflammatory–PMNs, lymphocytes and immune effector–macrophages cells in the lung alveoli. See Allergic alveolitis, Fibrosing alveolitis, Pulmonary alveolitis.
2. Inflammation of an alveolus of a tooth.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

al·ve·o·li·tis

(alvē-ō-lītis)
1. Inflammation of lung alveoli.
2. Inflammation of a tooth socket.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

al·ve·o·li·tis

(alvē-ō-lītis)
Inflammation of a tooth socket.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Expression of a tumor necrosis factor-alpha transgene in murine lung causes lymphocytic and fibrosing alveolitis. A mouse model of progressivepulmonary fibrosis.
Alveolitis after inhalation of leather-impregnation spray.
At an early stage, AM depletion may alleviate neutrophil-induced alveolitis by reducing inflammatory responses.
Caption: Figure 1: ERCs ameliorate alveolitis and abrogate collagen deposition.
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Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) showed a lymphocytic alveolitis (47% lymphocytes) with a balanced CD4/CD8 ratio.
Gersel-Pedersen, "Tranexamic acid in alveolar sockets in the prevention of alveolitis sicca dolorosa," International Journal of Oral Surgery, vol.
Laurent, "Adult familial cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis in the United Kingdom," Thorax, vol.
Accumulation of PQ induces significant damage and destruction to the pulmonary epithelium, followed by dysfunction of gas exchange and lack of surfactant, resulting in histopathological alterations, such as alveolitis, and clinical manifestations, including ALI and ARDS [2].
In this case, disseminated infection including miliary tuberculosis and fungal infection, drug-induced interstitial pneumonia, intravenous talc granulomatosis, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, and pneumoconiosis needed to be differentiated; however, a definite diagnosis was made by the histological finding of non-necrotizing epithelioid granuloma with multinucleated giant cells (Figure 1b).