interstitial pneumonia

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chronic lung disease affecting the interstitial tissue of the lungs

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Gareth Colfer-Williams, 25, of Port Tennant, Swansea, died in April from Giant Cell Pneumonia due to measles.
Gareth Colfer-Williams, 25, of Port Tennant Road, Port Tennant, Swansea, died from Giant Cell Pneumonia due to measles.
Dr Mauritzio Brotto, who carried out a post-mortem examination, said of Mr Culfer-Williams: "He died of giant cell pneumonia due to measles.
The unemployed former Morriston Hospital Comprehensive School pupil died from Giant Cell Pneumonia due to measles.
Dr Brotto explained Giant Cell Pneumonia (in which cells with multiple nucleii line the lungs) was a rare but deadly complication of measles which Mr Colfer-Williams had when he died.
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