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What is interstitial pneumonia?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: 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 the connective tissue that is between the air sacs ((alveoli) . It may be observed in a variety of infections or inflammatory conditions of the lung and and a similar patten on chest x ray may be seen with fluid in the lung ( pulmonary edema).

In brief: 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 the connective tissue that is between the air sacs ((alveoli) . It may be observed in a variety of infections or inflammatory conditions of the lung and and a similar patten on chest x ray may be seen with fluid in the lung ( pulmonary edema).
Dr. Michael DePietro
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