Definitions for "Interstitial lung disease"
A form of pneumonia not caused by infections that can produce shortness of breath in patients having dermatomyositis, scleroderma or other forms of rheumatic disease. Same meaning as "interstitial pneumonia" or "interstitial pneumonitis."
Heterogeneous group of noninfectious, nonmalignant disorders of the lower respiratory tract affecting the alveolar wall structures as well as the small airways and blood vessels of the lung parenchyma.
a disease of the connective tissue surrounding the air sacs of the lungs that causes a dry cough, scarring of lung tissue, and shortness of breath