lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis

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.
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Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus: radiographic and high-resolution CT findings.
Lung adenocarcinoma in lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis associated with primary Sjogren's syndrome.
Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) is part of the DILS spectrum.
These signaling responses may play a role in the pathogenesis of organ dysfunction such as HIV encephalopathy and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis where macrophages are the principal infected cell type and inappropriate immune activation plays a central role.
This article will review the thoracic manifestations of immunoglobulin (Ig) G4-related sclerosing disease and summarize the concepts of follicular bronchiolitis, lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP), and nodular lymphoid hyperplasia.
Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis is a pattern of interstitial lung disease characterized by a polymorphous inflammatory infiltrate that diffusely expands alveolar septa.
41,42) Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis has also been observed in patients with AIDS and common variable immunodeficiency.
Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis affects persons in a broad age range, from infants to the elderly.
Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis is considered, along with follicular bronchiolitis, as part of a spectrum of hyperplasia of the BALT.
Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis preceding polyarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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