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Pulmonary pathologist Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, MD, highlights the differences between Usual Interstitial Pneumonia (UIP) and Nonspecific Interstitial Pneumonia (NSIP).
A pulmonary pathologist describes a recently identified form of interstitial fibrosis (IF), smoking-related IF, and explains the often-confusing term “respiratory bronchiolitis.”
In this unusual case, a referring pathologist suspects adenocarcinoma; Dr. Mukhopadhyay explains why another diagnosis is a better fit.
Carol Farver, MD, Director of Pulmonary Pathology, explains the characteristics and pathologic findings of usual interstitial pneumonia.