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Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease: Introduction

A category of chronic lung diseases characterized by scarring and/or inflammation of the lungs. There are over 130 disorders in this category including sarcoiditis and eosinophilic granuloma. Obviously, any lung disease which impairs its ability to function will cause breathing problems. ...more »

Symptoms of Interstitial lung disease

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Interstitial lung disease: Related Patient Stories

Interstitial lung disease: Deaths

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Types of Interstitial lung disease

Causes of Interstitial lung disease

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Disease Topics Related To Interstitial lung disease

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Interstitial lung disease: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Interstitial lung disease

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions more »

Interstitial lung disease: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Interstitial lung disease

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Interstitial lung disease: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Interstitial lung disease

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Interstitial lung disease

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Interstitial lung disease: Animations

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Clinical Trials for Interstitial lung disease

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Statistics for Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Interstitial lung disease:

Heterogeneous group of noninfectious, nonmalignant disorders of the lower respiratory tract, affecting primarily the alveolar wall structures but also often involving the small airways and blood vessels of the lung parenchyma; may lead to respiratory insufficiency and death. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Chronic lung disease affecting the interstitial tissue of the lungs - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Interstitial lung disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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