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Lung Diseases, Interstitial

"Lung Diseases, Interstitial" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Lung Diseases, Interstitial" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Lung Diseases, Interstitial" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 173 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2014
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