IPF

IPF: Cough, exertional dyspnea, CXR shows patchy subpleural infiltrates, biopsy shows patches of fibrosis and normal lung (temporal heterogeneity)


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  • IPF
  • aka: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, UIP,
  • Cough, exertional dyspnea, CXR shows patchy subpleural infiltrates, biopsy shows patches of fibrosis and normal lung (temporal heterogeneity)
  • Cough, exertional dyspnea
  • Patchy subpleural infiltrates (CXR), honey combing (CXR), patchy fibrosis (biopsy, temporal heterogeneity)
  • O2, immunosuppressives, lung transplant