Disease Information for Pneumonitis, radiation

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cyanosis
Bronchospasm signs
Cellophane crackles/rales at bases sign
Cough
Cough Chronic
Cough Dry Non-productive
Dyspnea on exertion
Dyspnea, chronic progressive
Exertional cyanosis
Lung signs/abnormality
Pleural Friction Rub.
Pulmonary Crackles
Rales
Rales,fine dry diffuse
Rapid Breathing
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Unilateral Rales
Wheezing
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Radiotherapy
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Carbon monoxide diffusion (DLCO)/Abnormal
PFT/Diffusion defect
PFT/DLCO (CO diffusion) Decreased
Pathology
BX/Lung Abnormal (Biopsy)
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial cell infiltrate
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial fibrosis
BX/Lung Bizarre cytological abnormalities
PATH/Lung/Focal atelectasis
Isotope Scan
Isotope/VQ lung scan/mismatch
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Atelectasis, focal/Chest
Xray/Atelectasis/Chest
Xray/Bilateral pulmonary infiltrates/Chest
Xray/Bronchial cuffing sign/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Infiltrate, pulmonary/Chest
Xray/Interstitial edema/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate, acute/Chest
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Kerley A Lines/Chest
Xray/Kerley lines/Chest film
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Pleural fluid/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary Lesions/Lung
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Influenza
Pneumonia
Pneumonia, recurrent
Pneumonia, viral
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Pulmonary edema/acute left vent failure
Sarcoidosis, pulmonary
Associated Disease & Complications
Atelectasis, pulmonary
Bronchiolitis obliterans
Bronchiolitis obliterans/organizing pneumonia/BOOP
Drug induced Interstitial Lung disease.
Drug induced Lung disease.
Interstitial lung involvement/manifestation
Pleural Effusion
Pleurisy
Pneumonitis, radiation
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Pulmonary fibrosis
Respiratory distress (adult) syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Pathophysiology/Breathing Workload
Pathophysiology/Chronic intrinsic restrictive lung
Pathophysiology/Exertional O2 desaturation
Pathophysiology/Interstitial lung disorder (ex).
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Radiation/ionizing/xray trauma (category)
Definition

Injurious effects of radiotherapy on the lungs; There are three phases in the reaction of the lungs to radiation injury: an acute phase occurring 1 to 2 months after exposure, a subacute phase 2 to 9 months after exposure, and a chronic or fibrotic phase more than 9 months after exposure; In the acute phase there is vascular damage, congestion, edema, and mononuclear cell infiltration; in the subacute phase the alveolar walls are infiltrated with mononuclear inflammatory cells and fibroblasts; in the chronic phase, alveolar fibrosis and capillary sclerosis take place----(Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p2343)----------

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