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Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis: Introduction

Pulmonary fibrosis: Hardening or scarring of lung tissue because of excess collagen. Pulmonary fibrosis occurs in a small percentage of people with systemic sclerosis. (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS) ... more about Pulmonary fibrosis.

Pulmonary fibrosis: A scarring condition that affects the lungs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pulmonary fibrosis is available below.

Symptoms of Pulmonary fibrosis

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pulmonary fibrosis?

Pulmonary fibrosis: Related Patient Stories

Pulmonary fibrosis: Deaths

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Types of Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis: Complications

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Causes of Pulmonary fibrosis

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Disease Topics Related To Pulmonary fibrosis

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Pulmonary fibrosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary fibrosis

Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early. Some of...read more »

Pulmonary fibrosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pulmonary fibrosis

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Pulmonary fibrosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pulmonary fibrosis

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Research about Pulmonary fibrosis

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Clinical Trials for Pulmonary fibrosis

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Pulmonary fibrosis: Broader Related Topics

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Article Excerpts about Pulmonary fibrosis

Hardening or scarring of lung tissue because of excess collagen. Pulmonary fibrosis occurs in a small percentage of people with systemic sclerosis. (Source: excerpt from Handout on Health Scleroderma: NIAMS)

Definitions of Pulmonary fibrosis:

Chronic inflammation and progressive fibrosis of the pulmonary alveolar walls, with steadily progressive dyspnea, resulting finally in death from oxygen lack or right heart failure. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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