An integrated approach in the diagnosis of smoking-related interstitial lung diseases.

Abstract

Cigarette smoke consists of several chemical compounds with a variety of effects in many organs. In the lung, apart being the main cause of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, carcinoma and idiopathic spontaneous pneumothorax, tobacco smoke is associated with interstitial lung diseases (ILDs), including respiratory bronchiolitis-associated ILD (RB-ILD… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/09059180.00003112

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