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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Usually viral: Interstitial pneumonia is an infection that affect the small area in the lung tissue proper usually more spread out than consolidated to one area. Oft ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Particular xray: This refers to a kind of xray change seen in some kinds of pneumonia. It is not associated with a particular germ however. Although this was once thou ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Refers to the xray: This refers to a specific x ray pattern in which there is thickening lines that are visible in the lungs. Under the microscope there are changes in t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Interstitial pneumonia just refers to the part of the lung involved which is the tissie and space around the air sacs (alveoli). Anyone can get pneumo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Potentially: Interstitial pneumonia are occasionally caused by reversible causes like inflammation or viral infection. Often interstitial pneumonia can be somethin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Interstitial Pneumon: Interstitial pneumonia is called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis when cause is not known.Known causes are rhematoid arthritis, syst sclerosis/scleroder ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Multiple tests: Imaging of the lung and in particular ct scan of the chest can often help define the kind of interstitial lung disease, in addition pulmonary functio ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Similar to pneumonia: Interstitial pneumonia just refers to a specific x ray pattern of lung inflammation. It may be either related to infection or an inflammatory disease ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Usually is not good: Regardless of etiology, uip is relentlessly progressive, usually leading to respiratory failure and death. Some patients do well for a prolonged perio ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Idiopathic: Interstitial Pneumonia(IIP) is a group of non infectious pneumonias that share various clinical and radiographic findings, predominantly affect the i ... Read More

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