Possible Causes for Lung Biopsy Abnormal in USA

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal

    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a common type of interstitial lung disease that results in scarring of lung tissue. Fibrosis of lungs results in coughing and shortness of breath, two characteristic features of the disease. Symptoms of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are nonspecific, with dyspnea and non-productive…[1]

  • Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal

    Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia is a severe form of infection and inflammation of the lungs that primarily affects immunodeficient individuals. Its causative agent pertains to the genus Pneumocystis. The clinical picture presented by PP patients may be dominated by symptoms associated with pneumonia, other…[2]

  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal
  • Pulmonary Alveolar Microlithiasis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal

    Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis (PAM) is a rare, inherited disorder of lung phosphate balance that is associated with small stone formation in the airspaces of the lung. Mutations in the gene SLC34A2 result in loss of a key sodium, phosphate co-transporter (called Npt2b), known to be expressed in distal airway…[3]

  • Secondary Pulmonary Interstitial Fibrosis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal
  • Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal

    Bronchioalveolar carcinoma, recently replaced by the terms pulmonary adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) and minimally invasive adenocarcinoma (MIA), is considered a premalignant lesion. The clinical presentation is nonspecific, with organ-related symptoms of chest pain and cough. Both laboratory and radiographic findings may…[4]

  • Pulmonary Histoplasmosis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal
  • Pulmonary Cavitary Tuberculosis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal
  • Pulmonary Cryptococcosis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal
  • Anthracosis
    Lung Biopsy Abnormal

    Anthracosis is a form of pneumoconiosis, a chronic pulmonary disease resulting from prolonged inhalation of dust. This condition results from prolonged inhalation of soot or coal dust particles which render the lungs black. Because anthracosis results from prolonged exposure to coal dust or soot particles, diagnosis…[5]

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References

  1. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Symptoma
  2. Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia, Symptoma
  3. Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma, Symptoma
  5. Anthracosis, Symptoma