smoking-related interstitial lung disease

smoking-related interstitial lung disease

Any of a group of diffuse-lung diseases which are linked to cigarette smoking.

SR-ILDs
Respiratory brochiolitis, respiratory brochiolitis-interstitial lung disease, desquamative interstitial lung disease, pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

Clinical findings
Dyspnoea, diffuse-lung infiltrates, impaired gas exchange.
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The terms smoking-related interstitial lung disease and smoking-related interstitial pneumonia are used in an attempt to bring together coexisting histologic findings into a single diagnosis.
3) We have suggested that, to avoid confusion with other forms of smoking-related interstitial lung disease (ILD), the lesion be referred to as respiratory bronchiolitis with fibrosis (RBF).
Respiratory bronchiolitis-associated interstitial lung disease is recognized as a smoking-related interstitial lung disease, but is still included as an IIP.
Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) is a smoking-related interstitial lung disease of unknown incidence and prevalence in the smoking population.
Essential role of osteopontin in smoking-related interstitial lung diseases.