Description: A common interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, usually occurring between 50-70 years of age. Clinically, it is characterized by an insidious onset of breathlessness with exertion and a nonproductive cough, leading to progressive DYSPNEA. Pathological features show scant interstitial inflammation, patchy collagen fibrosis, prominent fibroblast proliferation foci, and microscopic honeycomb change.
Also Known As: Usual Interstitial Pneumonia; Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitides; Fibrosing Alveolitides, Cryptogenic; Fibrosing Alveolitis, Cryptogenic; Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibroses
Key Therapies for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
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