Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia

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Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia --> lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis

a rare disease characterised by interstitial accumulation of lymphocytes in the lungs and late fibrosis; usually a result of a lymphoma, occasionally seen in aids, especially. In children. Sometimes seen as an autoimmune disorder.

Synonym: lymphocytic interstitial pneumonia, lymphoid interstitial pneumonia.