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www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/interstitial-lung-disease

The form of interstitial lung disease caused by asbestos is called asbestosis. Asbestosis is also known as pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial pneumonitis.

jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/fullarticle/216776

Fibrotic lung diseases have many pathologic parallels to atherosclerosis. In these heterogeneous disorders, there is also recruitment of leukocytes into the ...

www.ldc-phila-vic.org/Member-Benefits/health/conditions/pulmonary-fibrosis.cfm

Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred. This thickened, stiff tissue makes it more difficult for your ...

www.uptodate.com/contents/acute-exacerbations-of-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive fibrotic lung disease without a clear etiology. Peripheral and basal predominant pulmonary fibrosis with hi.

www.uab.edu/medicine/pulmonary/patient-care/clinical-programs/pulmonary-fibrosisinterstitial-lung-disease

Pulmonary fibrosis or interstitial lung diseases are chronic, progressive, lung disease characterized by disabling shortness of breath, declining exercise capacity ...

www.verywellhealth.com/pulmonary-fibrosis-information-2249175

Pulmonary fibrosis is an interstitial lung disease in which scarring (fibrosis) of lung tissue makes it difficult for oxygen to get to the blood, resulting in shortness of ....

www.ucsf.edu/news/2020/10/418766/inhalable-treatment-enhances-regeneration-lung-fibrosis-model

Oct 12, 2020 ... Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is characterized by abnormal stem cells ... Fibrosis is such a central component of so many different diseases ...

lunginstitute.com/blog/end-stage-pulmonary-fibrosis

Jan 13, 2017 ... Pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic lung disease that thickens and hardens the lung passageways responsible for carrying oxygen into the ...

www.aafp.org/family-physician/patient-care/care-resources/respiratory-health/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis.html

Clinical presentation is similar to that of many other pulmonary diseases; Many interstitial lung diseases may mimic IPF; Diagnostic criteria for IPF have changed  ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319807

Mar 12, 2020 ... Doctors call this pulmonary fibrosis. Lung scars can result from illness or medical treatment, and they are permanent. Small scars may not ...