fibrosing

fibrosing

Fibrous-tissue forming.
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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a specific type of chronic progressive fibrosing interstitial pneumonia associated with a histopathologic pattern of usual interstitial pneumonia.
Based on the clinical findings, we suspected that this was a case of frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), a primary lymphocytic cicatricial (scarring) alopecia.
Idiopathic nonspecific interstitial pneumonia: prognostic significance of cellular and fibrosing patterns: survival comparison with usual interstitial pneumonia and desquamative interstitial pneumonia.
Subsequently, in 2004 Frankel et al (2) applied the term pleuroparenchymal fibroelastosis (PPFE) to describe a similar fibrosing process affecting the lung, which was then defined as a "unique idiopathic pleuroparenchymal lung disease that is characterized by upper lobe radiographic predominance and pathologic findings that do not fit with any currently defined interstitial pneumonias.
The American Thoracic Society (ATS) defines IPF as a chronic, fibrosing interstitial pneumonia of unknown cause, which occurs primarily in older adults.
Two lymphocytic cicatricial alopecias, lichen planopilaris and frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), have been associated with peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARG) deficiency.
Other benign processes such as central venous catheter and fibrosing mediastinitis can cause SVC obstruction.
It has three subtypes: classic lichen planopilaris, frontal fibrosing alopecia and Graham-Little-Piccardi-Lassueur syndrome.
Lucinda Ellery also offers a variety of restoration solutions for other forms of hair loss such as alopecia areata, post-therapy hair loss, frontal fibrosing alopecia, and alopecia totalis.
Fibrosing pseudotumor of the sella and parasellar area producing hypopituitarism and multiple cranial nerve palsies.
The differential diagnosis included Riedel thyroiditis (RT) and the fibrosing variant of Hashimoto thyroiditis (FVHT); the latter was considered more likely given that there was no obvious extension into the surrounding soft tissues.