Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease is a circular term for a wide group of diseases that develops fibrosis of lungs. It makes difficult to breathe. It is caused due to the frequent exposure to asbestos, Rheumatoid arthritis. Lung scaring is irreversible and lung transplantation is the solution for interstitial lung disease. Interstitial lung diseases in children are referred as children’s interstitial lung disease. Interstitial lung diseases are used to differentiate from obstructive respiratory disease. Our body produce write amount of tissues to retain back from injury. Interstitial lung disease along with pulmonary sarcoidosis affected around 1.2 million people. Inhaling the air contaminated with bacteria, fungi cause hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Replacement of normal lung with scar tissues cause decreased oxygen capacity. Chest radiography is the initial step to detect the disease. Whereas, in interstitial lung disease the tissues gets stored forms thickening which leads to narrow passage of air.


  • Obstructive airway diseases
  • Pulmonary sarcoidosis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation

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