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Radiation pneumonitis

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  • Radiation pneumonitis — Inflammation of the lungs as a result of radiation. Although the radiation can be from various sources including accidents, today it is usually from radiation therapy. Radiation pneumonitis typically occurs after radiation treatments for cancers… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pneumonitis, radiation — Inflammation of the lungs as a result of radiation. Although the radiation can be from various sources including accidents, today it is usually from radiation therapy. Radiation pneumonitis typically occurs after radiation treatments for cancers… …   Medical dictionary

  • Radiation fibrosis — Scarring of the lungs from radiation. Radiation fibrosis is a sequel of radiation pneumonitis (inflammation of the lungs due to radiation), as from radiation therapy. Radiation pneumonitis typically occurs after radiation treatments for cancer… …   Medical dictionary

  • pneumonitis — Inflammation of the lungs. SEE ALSO: pneumonia. SYN: pulmonitis. [G. pneumon, lung, + itis, inflammation] acute interstitial p. usually considered a form of hypersensitivity p.. hypersensitivity p …   Medical dictionary

  • Fibrosis, radiation — Scarring of the lungs from radiation. Radiation fibrosis is a sequel of radiation pneumonitis (inflammation of the lungs due to radiation), as from radiation therapy. Radiation pneumonitis typically occurs after radiation treatments for cancer… …   Medical dictionary

  • Selective internal radiation therapy — (SIRT) is a form of radiation therapy used to treat cancer. It is generally for selected patients with unresectable cancers, those which cannot be treated surgically, especially hepatic cell carcinoma or metastasis to the liver. The treatment… …   Wikipedia

  • Pulmonary toxicity — is the medical name for side effects on the lungs.Although most cases of pulmonary toxicity in medicine are due to side effects of medicinal drugs, many cases can be due to side effects of radiation (radiotherapy). Other (non medical) causes of… …   Wikipedia

  • ICD-10 Chapter X: Diseases of the respiratory system — International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision Chapter Blocks Title I A00–B99 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases II C00–D48 Neoplasms III D50–D89 Diseases of the blood and blood forming… …   Wikipedia

  • Effects of nuclear explosions on human health — See also Effects of Nuclear Explosions Nuclear weapons History Warfare Arms race Design Testing Effects …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear bombs and health — The medical effects of a nuclear blast upon humans can be put into four categories: the initial stage, the first 1 2 weeks, the greatest amount of deaths are in this period with 90% due to thermal injury and or blast effects and 10% due to… …   Wikipedia

  • atelectasis — Decreased or absent air in the entire or part of a lung, with resulting loss of lung volume. Loss of lung volume itself. SEE ALSO: pulmonary collapse. [G. ateles, incomplete, + ektasis, extension] adhesive a. alveolar …   Medical dictionary

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