Table of Contents

General approach to interstitial lung disease : clinical and pathologic considerations.
Imaging in interstitial lung disease.
Biopsy choices and handling in interstitial lung disease.
Acute interstitial pneumonia.
Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia.
Usual interstitial pneumonia.
Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia.
Respiratory bronchiolitis with interstitial lung disease and desquamative interstitial pneumonia.
Combined fibrosis with emphysema.
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (eosinophilic granuloma of lung).
Introduction to granulomatous forms of interstitial lung disease.
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis.
Granulomatous interstitial lung disease in common variable immunodeficiency.
Eosinophilic pneumonias.
Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis.
Drug reactions producing interstitial lung disease.
Lymphoid and hematopoietic processes producing a pattern of nomenclature issues.
Interstitial lung disease in patients with collagen vascular diseases.
Pneumoconioses producing a pattern of interstitial lung disease.
Miscellaneous forms of interstitial lung disease.
Mimics of interstitial lung disease.