Possible Causes for Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia in USA

  • Pernicious Anemia
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Pernicious anemia (Biermer's anemia, Addison's anemia) is a type of megaloblastic anemia, due to an inability to absorb vitamin B12 (cobalamin). Common symptoms include fatigue, irritability, confusion, depression, gastrointestinal symptoms, weight loss, neuropathic pain and glossitis. The clinical picture of pernicious anemia…[1]

  • Myasthenia Gravis
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Myasthenia gravis is a rare autoimmune disorder of the neuromuscular junction characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the voluntary muscles. Myasthenia gravis affects children and neonates as well as adults. There will be weakness noticed in children too. There might be a weak cry and difficult movement…[2]

  • Sjogren's Syndrome
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Sjögren's syndrome is a systemic autoimmune disease characterized by lymphocytic infiltrates in exocrine organs. It is named after Swedish ophthalmologist Henrik Sjögren. The early symptoms of Sjogren syndrome can be easily overlooked. The main clinical presentation in adults is xerophthalmia and xerostomia. In…[3]

  • Autoimmune Disease
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Autoimmune disorders arise from an inappropriate immune response against substances and tissues normally present in the body. They are broadly grouped into two categories: organ-specific disorders (Hashimoto thyroiditis, Addison disease, pernicious anemia, etc.) and non-organ-specific disorders (systemic lupus…[4]

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Systemic lupus erythematosus, abbreviated as SLE, is an autoimmune disease which primarily strikes women. Majority of the individuals with SLE experience joint pain, accompanied by swelling. Arthritis is also a common complaint. In addition to these, individuals also experience pain in chest, hair loss, and development of…[5]

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
    Acute Interstitial Pneumonitis Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is considered to be the most severe stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is life-threatening if therapy is not initiated immediately. Patients present with constitutional symptoms of variable severity, wasting, and numerous AIDS-defining illnesses. Clinical…[6]

  • Bacterial Pneumonia
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia

    Persistent cough, and cough with sputum is the most common symptom of bacterial pneumonia. The color of the sputum can help determine the type of pathogen that has caused the infection, for example: rust-colored sputum is due to Streptococcus pneumonia, while if the infection is caused by Pseudomonas,…[7]

  • Chronic Active Hepatitis B
    Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia
  • Influenza
    Acute Interstitial Pneumonitis

    Influenza is acommon infectious disease caused by the Influenza virus. Onset is sudden with fever, rhinorrhea, sore throat and headache. Severe myalgias coupled with respiratory tract symptoms are typical of influenza. Patients may also have red, watery eyes and cough. There can also be tachycardia and dyspnea…[8]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    Acute Interstitial Pneumonitis

    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…[9]

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  1. Pernicious Anemia, Symptoma
  2. Myasthenia Gravis, Symptoma
  3. Sjogren's Syndrome, Symptoma
  4. Autoimmune Disease, Symptoma
  5. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Symptoma
  6. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, Symptoma
  7. Bacterial Pneumonia, Symptoma
  8. Influenza, Symptoma
  9. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Symptoma