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smoking-related interstitial lung disease

PULMONOLOGY/RESPIRATORY MEDICINE

Any of a group of diffuse lung diseases which are linked to cigarette smoking. 

Smoking-related interstitial lung diseases 

• Respiratory brochiolitis

• Respiratory brochiolitis-interstitial lung disease

• Desquamative interstitial lung disease

• Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Clinical findings Dyspnoea, diffuse lung infiltrates, impaired gas exchange

Reference doi: 10.1148/rg.285075223

September 2008RadioGraphics, 28, 1383-1396.

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