interstitial disease

in·ter·sti·tial dis·ease

a disease occurring chiefly in the connective-tissue framework of an organ, the parenchyma suffering secondarily.

interstitial disease

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1. Interstitial cystitis, see there.
3. Interstitial nephritis, see there.

in·ter·sti·tial dis·ease

(in'tĕr-stish'ăl di-zēz')
A disease occurring chiefly in the connective-tissue framework of an organ, the parenchyma suffering secondarily.
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The pattern suggested smoking related interstitial disease.
However, two series of patients undergoing lung biopsy for diffuse interstitial disease reported PLCH in 3%-5% of all diffuse lung disease biopsies, in comparison with sarcoidosis, which was found in 12.
In patients with pathologically proven CMV pneumonia, CXRs usually show bilateral, reticular, interstitial disease that classically begins in the periphery of the lower lobes and spreads centrally and superiorly, as seen in 3 of our patients.
The classic presentation of PCP is bilateral perihilar interstitial disease that becomes progressively diffuse and causing extensive cavitations and lung destruction.
The patient's past medical history included Crohn's disease diagnosed 4 years prior, recurrent pancreatitis, pancreas divisum, chronic renal failure secondary to interstitial disease, and papillary necrosis.
The decision to pursue a VATS biopsy was made by their attending pulmonologist, based on poor respiratory function with high-resolution computerized tomography (HRCT) changes suggestive of interstitial disease, marked worsening of the patient's condition, or any nodular radiologic patterns.
Six patients had septic emboli, and the rest had multifocal air space disease or interstitial disease.
The structure of the book starts with "Disorders of Water, Electrolytes and Acid-base," and progresses through "Acute Renal Failure," "Glomerulonephritis and Vasculitis," "Tubular Interstitial Disease," "Hypertension and Hypertensive Nephropathy," "Co-morbidity," "Dialysis," and finally "Transplantation.
Furthermore, the presence of interstitial disease was not strongly correlated with measured exposure levels, suggesting that susceptibility factors other than total dose are important in the causation of disease.
Currently, there are no reliable statistics, to my knowledge, concerning the frequency of accelerated phase in occult chronic interstitial disease.
However, given the confusion that often exists with regard to diffuse lung diseases, the art of interpreting the chest radiograph for the detection and characterization of interstitial disease has become less appreciated.
Alveolar macrophages Obstructive diseases, drug reactions, respiratory bronchiolitis, smoking-related interstitial disease (respiratory bronchiolitis-associated interstitial lung disease, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis) 3.

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