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Lung Diseases, Interstitial MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lung Diseases, Interstitial
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483
Unique ID
D017563
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017563
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A diverse group of lung diseases that affect the lung parenchyma. They are characterized by an initial inflammation of PULMONARY ALVEOLI that extends to the interstitium and beyond leading to diffuse PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Interstitial lung diseases are classified by their etiology (known or unknown causes), and radiological-pathological features.
Entry Version
LUNG DIS INTERSTITIAL
Entry Term(s)
Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Disease
Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases
Interstitial Lung Disease
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Pneumonia, Interstitial
Pneumonitis, Interstitial
NLM Classification #
WF 600
Previous Indexing
Pulmonary Fibrosis (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; was LUNG DISEASE, INTERSTITIAL see PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1985-93; PNEUMONITIS, INTERSTITIAL was see PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1985-93; PNEUMONIA, INTERSTITIAL was see under PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1963-74, was see PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1975-93
Online Note
use PULMONARY FIBROSIS to search LUNG DISEASE, INTERSTITIAL & PNEUMONITIS, INTERSTITIAL 1985-93 & PNEUMONIA, INTERSTITIAL 1966-93
History Note
94; was LUNG DISEASE, INTERSTITIAL see PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1985-93; PNEUMONITIS, INTERSTITIAL was see PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1985-93; PNEUMONIA, INTERSTITIAL was see under PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1963-74, was see PULMONARY FIBROSIS 1975-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/03
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Lung Diseases, Interstitial Preferred
Pneumonia, Interstitial Narrower
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