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Usual interstitial pneumonia of liebow

usual interstitial pneumonia of Liebow

A progressive inflammatory condition starting with diffuse alveolar damage and resulting in fibrosis and honeycombing over a variable time period; also a common feature of collagen-vascular diseases.

Synonym: fibrosing alveolitis, hamman-Rich syndrome, idiopathic interstitial fibrosis.


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