[Pathologic diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia].

  title={[Pathologic diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia].},
  author={Zidong Jiang and Hong-rui Liu},
  journal={Zhonghua jie he he hu xi za zhi = Zhonghua jiehe he huxi zazhi = Chinese journal of tuberculosis and respiratory diseases},
  volume={23 1},
OBJECTIVE To discuss pathologic differential diagnosis between UIP and the other types of IPF. METHOD The slides (routine and histochemical stain) of 4 autopsy cases of UIP were reviewed. RESULTS The most significant characteristic of UIP is that the interstial changes show temporal heterogeneity and variable distribution. The earlier stage of UIP shows… CONTINUE READING