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chronic bronchiolitis

Monday 1 January 2007

Etiology

- pulmonary infections

  • bronchiolar infections

- allergic reactions
- dysimmunity

- bronchocentric granulomatosis
- allergic bronchopulmonary fungal disease
- distal to bronchiectasis
- inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs)
- aspiration penumonia
- graft-versus host disease (pulmonary GVHD)
- Wegener granulomatosis
- acute bronchiolitis of unknown cause (idiopathic acute bronchiolitis)
- lymphoproliferative diseases

  • BALT lymphoma

- respiratory bronchilitis
- chronic aspiration pneumonia
- nylon flock-associated interstitial lung disease
- localized inflammatory reaction

  • right middle lobe syndrome

- unknown causes (idiopathic forms)

See also

- pulmonary lesions

  • bronchiolar lesions

- granulomatous bronchiolitis