Pathology – MCQ 37 – Development of inerstitiul lung disease

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

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