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Wednesday 14 April 2004


- exudative phase of acute lung injury

  • proliferative phase of acute lung injury
  • edema
  • inflammatory infiltrate
  • pneumocyte hyperplasia
  • fibrinous exudates
  • organization

- diffuse alveolar damage pattern of acute lung injury
- acute fibrinous organizing pneumonia pattern (AFOP pattern)
- squamous metaplasia
- scattered multinucleate giant cells
- vascular fibrin thrombi
- pulmonary infarcts
- vascular endothelial damage of both small- and mid-sized pulmonary vessels


- invasive fungal disease

  • Aspergillosis

- cytomegalovirus infection


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