Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis in children.

  title={Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis in children.},
  author={Anne Chetty and Udit N. Bhuyan and Dilip Kumar Mitra and Shuvanan Roy and Ashok Deorari},
  journal={Annals of allergy},
  volume={58 5},
Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (CFA) in children is supposedly a rare diffuse lung disease characterized clinically by tachypnoea, cough, poor weight gain, and cyanosis. Histologically, it is characterized by thickening of alveolar walls and infiltration of the alveolar septae with mononuclear cells and fibrous tissue. The condition is more acute in… CONTINUE READING