Lung - nontumor
Other interstitial pneumonitis / fibrosis
Chronic pneumonitis of infancy



Topic Completed: 1 September 2011

Revised: 30 January 2019, last major update September 2011

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PubMed search: chronic pneumonitis [title] infancy

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Chronic pneumonitis of infancy. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lungnontumorchronicpneumonitis.html. Accessed October 15th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare; infants with underdeveloped lungs may be at risk
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Marked alveolar thickening, alveolar pneumocyte hyperplasia and alveolar exudate
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