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www.webmd.com/lung/what-is-idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Dec 7, 2020 ... Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a serious lung disease. When you breathe in, oxygen moves through tiny air sacs in your lungs and into your ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-fibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20353690

Mar 6, 2018 ... Researchers have several theories about what might trigger idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, including viruses and exposure to tobacco smoke.

www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org/life-with-pf/about-ipf

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a scarring disease of the lungs of unknown cause. To make a diagnosis of IPF, your doctor will perform a thorough history to  ...

www.lung.ca/lung-health/lung-disease/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Jun 2, 2018 ... Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a type of lung disease that results in scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs for an unknown reason. Over time, the ...

www.lung.org/lung-health-diseases/lung-disease-lookup/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common type of pulmonary fibrosis . It is a disease that causes scarring (fibrosis) of the lungs. The word "idiopathic"&nb...

www.lungsandyou.com/facts/what-is-ipf

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (pronounced ID-ee-oh-PATH-ik PUHL-mon-air-ee fi -BRO-sis), or IPF, is a rare and serious lung disease. 'Idiopathic' means that the ...

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

Feb 1, 2017 ... Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive disease (gets worse over time ) isolated to the lung. It is a type of interstitial lung disease, ...

www.blf.org.uk/support-for-you/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis-ipf/what-is-it

What is IPF? Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a lung condition that scars your lungs and reduces the efficiency of your breathing. It's the most common type ...

www.nhs.uk/conditions/idiopathic-pulmonary-fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which the lungs become scarred and breathing becomes increasingly difficult. It's not clear what causes it, but it ...

pulmonaryfibrosisnews.com/2019/08/16/twelve-facts-about-pulmonary-fibrosis-prognosis-and-life-expectancy

Aug 16, 2019 ... Some cases of pulmonary fibrosis occur without known cause (this is called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis). Other cases are caused by exposure ...