This monograph is an experimental and clinical study on the problem of the "oily" pneumopathies. The initial discussion is a historical outline of this pathologic entity followed by its definition and a review of the nomenclature that has been applied to the disease. The other discussion is that of the pathogenesis, classification and anatomic pathology of the condition, followed by descriptions of the symptomatology and consideration of the differential diagnosis, the course and the prognosis.
The treatment of the "oily" pneumopathies is discussed separately, and the clinical aspects of these and the other pneumopathies are considered in connection with the presentation of two illustrative case histories. The experimental study was performed in laboratory analysis (rabbits). It is introduced with the description of the artificially produced microscopic lesions. Histopathologic studies and roentgenologic findings in the "oily" pneumopathies are then presented.
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