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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The grade of alveolitis and severity of pulmonary fibrosis, however, may not be very sensitive in early-stage pulmonary disease.
Enlarged mediastinal lymph nodes in the fibrosing alveolitis of systemic sclerosis.
(1) Pigeons have been used as a model for several studies, such as atherosclerosis, (2) pulmonary extrinsic allergic alveolitis, (3) movement disorders, (4) ablating primary feather follicles, (5) effects of hormones and growth factors on cell growth and differentiation, (6) ischemic hypertension of the eye, (7) and so forth.
Con el uso de dipirona se han reportado reacciones adversas tales como discrasias sanguineas (pancitopenia, agranulocitosis, anemia aplasica, neutropenia, leucopenia, trombocitopenia), sindrome hemolitico uremico, enfermedad del suero, anemia hemolitica (1,12,13), hipotension, vasculitis por hipersensibilidad, infarto del miocardio, choque cardiogenico, sindrome de Kounis (14-17), anafilaxia grave y sindrome de Stevens-Johnson (18), exantemas, reaccion escarlatiforme, urticaria, abscesos cutaneos, necrolisis epidermica toxica, fascitis necrotizante (19), nefritis intersticial, falla renal aguda (20) alveolitis, neumonitis, broncoespasmo y angioedema (21), nauseas, vomito, irritacion gastrica y xerostomia (1).
HRCT shows ground glass appearance in areas of active alveolitis or septal fibrosis and honey combing in areas of interstitial fibrosis.
These new findings support earlier data from a mouse model of immune complex induced alveolitis where combined inhibition of LTB4 and C5 by Coversin was significantly more effective than inhibiting either C5 or LTB4 alone2.
Observer variation in pattern type and extent of disease in fibrosing alveolitis on thin section computed tomography and chest radiography.
On the contrary, IFX treatment provided protection against silicainduced lung tissue damage with the reduction of alveolitis severity on day 7 (Figure 1c).
The prognostic significance of the histologic pattern of interstitial pneumonia in patients presenting with the clinical entity of cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med.
A 51-year-old woman who had a medical history of hypersensitivity pneumonitis, extrinsic allergic alveolitis, and short telomere syndrome was admitted to a local hospital in Massachusetts, USA, for hypoxemic respiratory failure.