alveolitis


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alveolitis

(ˌælvɪəˈlaɪtɪs)
n
an inflammation of the alveoli, occurring either in the lungs or in the socket of a tooth
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Noun1.alveolitis - inflammation in the socket of a tooth; sometimes occurs after a tooth is extracted and a blood clot fails to form
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
2.alveolitis - inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dustalveolitis - inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs caused by inhaling dust; with repeated exposure the condition may become chronic
farmer's lung, thresher's lung - alveolitis caused by an allergic reaction to fungal spores in the dust that is inhaled from moldy hay
bagascosis, bagassosis - alveolitis caused by inhaling bagasse (sugarcane dust)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

al·ve·o·li·tis

1. n. alveolitis.
2. infl. de los alveolos pulmonares;
infl. de la fosa de un diente;
allergic ______ alérgica;
acute pulmonary ______ pulmonar aguda;
chronic fibrotic ______ fibrosa crónica;
cryptogenic fibrotic ______ fibrosa criptogénica;
extrinsic allergic ______ alérgica extrínseca.
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5] copper has previously been linked to inflammation in mice and alveolitis and leukocytes in the lungs of rats (Gerlofs-Nijland et al.
Patients with significant comorbidities such as decompensated heart failure, uncontrolled blood pressure, significant renal insufficiency, cancer, fibromyalgia syndrome, psychiatric disorders, depression, respiratory infection, known histories of asthma, allergic alveolitis, thyroid diseases, or other systemic inflammatory rheumatic disease were excluded.
It can also lead to pneumonia, influenza, asthma, bronchiectasis and extrinsic allergic alveolitis (dust particles going in the small air sack of the lung, causing, inflammation and irritation).
As observed, YTE treatment attenuated the alveolitis and fibrosis induced by BLM, reduced the loss of body weight and increase of lung coefficient.
A mountaineer, Galbraith had" A mountaineer, Galbraith had been shocked at the age of 44 to be diagnosed with chronic lung disease fibrosing alveolitis.
The mother-of-four was 47 when she developed fibrosis alveolitis (progressive thickening of the walls of the air sacs of the lungs) and required the operation.
This category of conditions includes bronchitis, not specified as acute or chronic, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, bronchiectasis, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, and chronic airways obstruction, not elsewhere classified.
Epstein-Barr virus replication within pulmonary epithelial cells in cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis.
Bronchoalveolar lavage demonstration of early parameters of alveolitis.
Known specific causes include congenital mediastinal lymphangiectasia (cystic hygroma) (5), gastric carcinoma (6, 7), lymphangiomatosis of the chest/ Gorham syndrome (8, 9), primary mediastinal neoplasms such as lymphoma and germ cell tumor (6, 10), mediastinal hamartoma (8), infection with tuberculosis (11), deep vein thrombosis with superior vena cava syndrome (12), pancreatitis (13), allergic alveolitis (14), and Behcet's disease (15).