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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 ...

www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Fibrosis.aspx

Pulmonary fibrosis · Replacement fibrosis – This occurs in response to lung damage caused by infarction or an infection such as pneumonia or tuberculosis. · Focal&n...

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

Pulmonary fibrosis — Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatment of this serious lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred.

radiopaedia.org/articles/pulmonary-fibrosis?lang=us

... given when there is an excess of fibrotic tissue in the lung. It can occur in a wide range of clinical settings and can be precipitated by a multitude of causes.

wescoefoundationforpulmonaryfibrosis.org/what-is-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis is the progressive scarring of the lungs that occurs when air sacs ... “It can be challenging to figure out what caused your pulmonary fibrosis.

www.hindawi.com/journals/pm/2020/6175964

With no proven effective targeted therapy against pulmonary fibrosis, risk reduction ... damage to the lung from other causes such as connective tissue disorders, ...

health.usnews.com/conditions/respiratory-disease/pulmonary-fibrosis

Jul 26, 2019 ... Pulmonary fibrosiscan also result from exposure to environmental toxins, such as asbestos or silica dust. When these tiny particles are breathed ...

www.piedmont.org/living-better/pulmonary-fibrosis-awareness

Pulmonary fibrosis is an interstitial lung disease, meaning it causes progressive scarring of lung tissue. The scar tissue makes it difficult for the lungs to work ...

medbroadcast.com/condition/getcondition/pulmonary-fibrosis

The cause of pulmonary fibrosis, especially when it is idiopathic, is poorly understood. It probably involves deregulation of the immune system in the lungs, but ...

www.stjoes.ca/patients-visitors/patient-education/patient-education:-p-t/pulmonary-fibrosis-pdf

It is not cancer and it is not contagious. What causes pulmonary fibrosis? There are over 140 known causes of this disease. In most cases, the cause is not known ...