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Idiopathic diffuse interstitial fibrosis
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The aim of the study was to compare the prevalence of diffuse pulmonary ossification (DPO) in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), systemic sclerosis (SSc)-related interstitial lung disease (ILD), and chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP).
We investigated 50 autopsy cases of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and non-diffuse usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), and subgrouped them into three subtypes based on morphologic differences in the fibrosis (honeycomb): typical thick-walled honeycomb type (16 cases), atypical ...
Quantitative changes of glycosaminoglycans in lung tissues of patients with diffuse idiopathic interstitial fibrosis and patients with bronchial asthma were studied. The total amount of glycosaminoglycans in lung tissue of patients with diffuse idiopathic interstitial fibrosis increased ...