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Title Orphan lung diseases : a clinical guide to rare lung disease / Vincent Cottin, Jean-Francois Cordier, Luca Richeldi, editors.

Publication Info. London : Springer, 2015.


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Description 1 online resource (xx, 580 pages) : color illustrations.
Note Includes index.
Print version record.
Contents Orphan lung diseases : from definition to organisation of care -- The challenges of clinical research in orphan lung diseases -- Chronic bronchiolitis in adults -- Diffuse bronchiectasis of genetic origin -- Allergic bronchopulmonary mycosis -- Orphan tracheopathies -- Amyloidosis and the respiratory tract -- Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss syndrome) : a clinical and therapeutic approach -- Granunomatosis with polyangiitis (Wegener's granylomatosis) -- Alveolar hemorrhage -- Pulmonary involvement in Takayasu arteritis and Beh├žet disease -- Pulmonary vascular manifestations of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia -- Hepatopulmonary syndrome -- Non-langerhans cell histiocytosis -including Erdheim-Chester disease- and the lung -- Eosinophilic pneumonia -- Multiple cystic lung disease -- Lymphangioleiomyomatosis -- Pulmonary alveolar Proteinosis -- Exogenous lipoid pneumonia -- Pulmonary alveolar microlithiasis -- Pulmonary fibrosis and the many faces of UIP -- The syndrome of combined pulmonary fibrosis and emphysema -- Non-specific, unclassifiable, and rare idiopathic interstitial pneumonia : acute interstitial pneumonia, respiratory bronchiolitis interstitial pneumonia, desquamative interstitial pneumonia, nonspecific interstitial pneumonia -- Organizing pneumonias -- Interstitial lung disease in systemic sclerosis -- Interstitial lung disease in connective tissue diseases other than systemic sclerosis -- Interstitial lung disease in undifferentiated forms of connective tissue disease -- Pulmonary langerhans cell histiocytosis and smoking-related interstitial lung diseases -- Rare causes and the spectrum of hypersensitivity penumonitis -- Chronic beryllium disease and other insterstitial lung diseases of occupational origin -- Lymphoproliferative lung disorders -- Pulmonary manifestations of hematological malignancies : focus on pulmonary chronic graft-versus host disease -- Pulmonary hypertension in orphan lung diseases -- Rare and emergent drug-induced and iatrogenic respiratory conditions : a guide to their recognition and management -- From cancer mimicking orphan lung disease to orphan thoracic oncology -- Rare diffuse lung diseases of genetic origin.
Summary Focusing on clinical practice, this book explores the less common diseases affecting the airways, systematic disorders with lung involvement, interstitial lung diseases and many other orphan conditions of the lungs. It helps the reader to diagnose and manage these rare orphan diseases. Orphan Lung Diseases: A Clinical Guide to Rare Lung Disease is a practical, informative book written by a team of international authors with much experience in rare pulmonary diseases. Orphan Lung Diseases: A Clinical Guide to Rare Lung Disease provides synthesized and easily accessible information about the main orphan lung diseases, to aid clinicians in charge of patients with rare disease, or who consider the diagnosis of a rare disease in their patient.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Subject Lungs -- Diseases.
Rare diseases.
Lung Diseases -- physiopathology.
Rare Diseases -- physiopathology.
Lungs -- Diseases. (OCoLC)fst01003777
Rare diseases. (OCoLC)fst01090123
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cottin, Vincent, editor.
Cordier, J-F. (Jean-Francois), editor.
Richeldi, L., editor.
Other Form: Print version: Orphan lung diseases 9781447124009 (OCoLC)858804950
ISBN 9781447124016 electronic bk.
1447124014 electronic bk.
Standard No. 10.1007/978-1-4471-2401-6 doi
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