Smoking-related interstitial lung diseases: Histopathological and imaging perspectives

Sujal R. Desai, S. M. Ryan, T. V. Colby

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The present review focuses on the interstitial lung diseases related to smoking. Thus, the pathology and radiology of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, respiratory bronchiolitis and respiratory bronchiolitis-associated-interstitial lung disease are considered. The more tenuous association between pulmonary fibrosis and smoking is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-268
Number of pages10
JournalClinical Radiology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2003


  • Cigarette smoking
  • Computed tomography
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pathology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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