lymphoid interstitial pneumonia


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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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Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia was first proposed by Liebow and Carrington (2) in 1969 for lung pathology of diffuse infiltration of lymphocytes in alveolar walls.
A lymphoid interstitial pneumonia pattern was not seen in either subgroup.
Small biopsies can also be misinterpreted as lymphoid interstitial pneumonia; however, MZL tends to efface normal structures and does not show the predominant interstitial localization associated with lymphoid interstitial pneumonia.
By international multidisciplinary consensus, the IlPs include the clinical disorders of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), cryptogenic organizing pneumonia, respiratory bronchiolitis-associated interstitial lung disease/desquamative interstitial pneumonia, lymphoid interstitial pneumonia, and acute interstitial pneumonia.
Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia is a rare form of IIP.
(65-67) Acute fibrinous and organizing pneumonia, lymphoid interstitial pneumonia (LIP), pulmonary fibrosis, and amyloid deposition have all been described but are rare in SLE.