Which of the following is characteristically not associated with the development of interstitial lung disease?
al Organic dusts
b) Inorganic dusts
cl Toxic gaes e.g. chlorine, sulphur dioxide
d) lnhalation of tobacco smoke
Correct answer : d) lnhalation of tobacco smoke
Causes of interstitial lung disease include asbestos, radiation, connective tissue disorders, fumes, aspiration pneumonia and certain genetic conditions. Tobacco smoke is not implicated