Desquamative interstitial pneumonia

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What is desquamative interstitial pneumonia?

Desquamative interstitial pneumonia is a rare lung condition characterized as a type of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia; there is an abnormal accumulation of macrophages (type of white blood cell) in the alveolar spaces as well as inflammation and fibrosis of the lung tissue.

Common symptoms reported by people with desquamative interstitial pneumonia

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Treatments taken by people with desquamative interstitial pneumonia

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Who has desquamative interstitial pneumonia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 2
50s 3
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 5

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from DIP patients who have completed their condition history
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