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Desquamative Interstitial Pneumonia
Jorge Alberto Carrillo-Bayona, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Abbreviations

                • Desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP)
              • Definitions

                • DIP: Interstitial lung disease characterized by accumulation of pigmented macrophages within alveoli and distal pulmonary airspaces
                • Smokers (58-91%)

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Microscopic Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Consider

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Godbert B et al: Desquamative interstitial pneumonia: an analytic review with an emphasis on aetiology. Eur Respir Rev. 22(128):117-23, 2013
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Pathology

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Abbreviations

                                                    • Desquamative interstitial pneumonia (DIP)
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • DIP: Interstitial lung disease characterized by accumulation of pigmented macrophages within alveoli and distal pulmonary airspaces
                                                    • Smokers (58-91%)

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Radiographic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Microscopic Features

                                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                • Presentation

                                                                  • Demographics

                                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                      • Treatment

                                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                        • Consider

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Godbert B et al: Desquamative interstitial pneumonia: an analytic review with an emphasis on aetiology. Eur Respir Rev. 22(128):117-23, 2013