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my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10959-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Feb 1, 2017 ... What causes idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis? The cause of IPF is unknown, but the following are possible risk factors for the disease: Working ...

patient.info/signs-symptoms/breathlessness-and-breathing-difficulties-dyspnoea/pulmonary-fibrosis

Oct 29, 2018 ... Pulmonary fibrosis causes · These lung diseases are caused by breathing in certain dusts when at work. · Over a period of time the dust particles&nb...

www.merckmanuals.com/professional/pulmonary-disorders/interstitial-lung-diseases/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the most common form of idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, causes progressive pulmonary fibrosis. Symptoms and signs ...

columbiasurgery.org/conditions-and-treatments/interstitial-lung-disease-and-pulmonary-fibrosis

There are over 100 known causes of interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis, which include familial and genetic disorders, inhaled substances, infections ...

www.thoracic.org/patients/lung-disease-week/2011/pulmonary-fibrosis-week/general-information-about-pulmonary-fibrosis.php

There are a large number of known causes of lung scarring or fibrosis. Some, such as radiation therapy for breast cancer, result in a localized scar that can be ...

www.uofmhealth.org/conditions-treatments/pulmonary/pulmonary-fibrosis

Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis. Causes: It's thought that pulmonary fibrosis may result from a variety of injuries to the lung.

erj.ersjournals.com/content/32/1/170

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a relentlessly progressive lung disease that commonly results in respiratory failure and death. However, the cause of death ...

www.atsjournals.org/doi/full/10.1164/ajrccm.161.2.ats3-00

Even in these instances the diagnosis of IPF was frequently not well established and the series often included patients with other diseases or potential causes of ...

www.mesotheliomaweb.org/pulmonaryfibrosis.htm

Pulmonary fibrosis is a serious condition that causes scarring of the lung tissue. This scarring occurs within the alveoli of the lungs. Alveoli are small air sacs that  ...

www.upmc.com/services/pulmonology/conditions/pulmonary-fibrosis

IPF is the build-up of scar tissue in the lungs making it difficult for patients to breath. In IPF, the cause is unknown. Treatment of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension ...