Definition of Interstitial pneumonia

1. Noun. Chronic lung disease affecting the interstitial tissue of the lungs.

Medical Definition of Interstitial pneumonia

1. A form of pneumonia which involves the interstitial tissues (connective tissue) of the lung. Causes are varied and include: infection with Pneumocystis carinii, radiation exposure, toxic inhalation, viral pneumonias and giant cell pneumonia. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Interstitial Pneumonia

interstitial hernia
interstitial implantation
interstitial inflammation
interstitial keratitis
interstitial lamella
interstitial lung disease
interstitial lung disease with increased volume
interstitial mastitis
interstitial myositis
interstitial nephritis
interstitial neuritis
interstitial nucleus
interstitial nucleus of Cajal
interstitial pattern
interstitial plasma cell pneumonia
interstitial pneumonia (current term)
interstitial pneumonitis
interstitial pregnancy
interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
interstitial radiation
interstitial radiation therapy
interstitial therapy
interstitial tissue

Literary usage of Interstitial pneumonia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"П. CHRONIC interstitial pneumonia (Cirrhosis of the Lung—Fibroid Phthisis) A fibroid change may have its starting point in the tissue about the bronchi and ..."

2. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"... which exhibit features of an endogenous new formation of pus-corpuscles. A third variety is the plastic interstitial pneumonia, which is confined to ..."

3. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by James Meschter Anders (1915)
"Examples of localized interstitial pneumonia are seen in connection with pulmonary ... Diffuse interstitial pneumonia has a variety of causes : (a) It may ..."

4. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"... that the occurrence of interstitial pneumonia or lobular pneumonia or combinations of the two types depends upon the resistance offered to the infection ..."

5. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"Chronic interstitial pneumonia. Pneumonia interstitialis chronica. ... Chronic interstitial pneumonia occurs very r°1y in horses and cattle as a primary ..."

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