Environmental lung disease and the interstitium

P. B. Bitterman, Stephen Israel Rennard, R. G. Crystal

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Abstract

The purpose of this review is to describe the importance of the interstitium in lung disorders caused by the inhalation of foreign materials. To do so, we first describe the cellular and noncellular components of the normal interstitium. With this as a background, we then review the current concepts of those mechanisms by which inhaled agents may induce acute and chronic lung disease. Whenever possible, the data and concepts presented will be those established in humans.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)393-412
Number of pages20
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume2
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 1 1981

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Bitterman, P. B., Rennard, S. I., & Crystal, R. G. (1981). Environmental lung disease and the interstitium. Clinics in Chest Medicine, 2(3), 393-412.

Environmental lung disease and the interstitium. / Bitterman, P. B.; Rennard, Stephen Israel; Crystal, R. G.

In: Clinics in Chest Medicine, Vol. 2, No. 3, 01.12.1981, p. 393-412.

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Bitterman, PB, Rennard, SI & Crystal, RG 1981, 'Environmental lung disease and the interstitium', Clinics in Chest Medicine, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 393-412.
Bitterman PB, Rennard SI, Crystal RG. Environmental lung disease and the interstitium. Clinics in Chest Medicine. 1981 Dec 1;2(3):393-412.
Bitterman, P. B. ; Rennard, Stephen Israel ; Crystal, R. G. / Environmental lung disease and the interstitium. In: Clinics in Chest Medicine. 1981 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 393-412.
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