Usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP)

What is usual interstitial pneumonia? Interstitial pneumonia is a group of diseases where inflammation and fibrosis damage small air-filled spaces inside the lungs called alveoli. Over time, the damage leads to scarring which prevents the lungs from working properly. Although the word pneumonia is used, this does not mean there is an infection in the …
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