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Term:
Abnormal bronchoalveolar lavage fluid morphology (HP:0032973)
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Abnormal bronchoalveolar lavage fluid morphology +   
Abnormal type or counts of nucleated immune cells and acellular components in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid. BAL us performed with a fiberoptic bronchoscope in the wedged position within a selected bronchopulmonary segment. BAL is commonly used to inform the differential diagnosis of interstitial lung disease or to monitor therapeutic interventions.
Abnormal lung development +   
Abnormal pleura morphology +   
Abnormal pulmonary alveolar system morphology +   
Abnormal pulmonary interstitial morphology +   
Abnormal pulmonary lymphatics +   
Abnormal subpleural morphology +   
Abnormality of the pulmonary vasculature +   
Architectural distortion of the lung 
Emphysema +   
Mucus plug 
Neoplasm of the lung +   
Pulmonary cyst +   
Pulmonary edema  
Pulmonary hemorrhage +   
Respiratory tract infection +   

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Definition Sources: LMU:mgriese

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