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Lung fibrosis

Lung fibrosis: Introduction

Lung fibrosis: Formation of fibrous tissue in the lung. See detailed information below for a list of 50 causes of Lung fibrosis, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Lung fibrosis:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Lung fibrosis. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Lung fibrosis: Symptom Checker

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Lung fibrosis Treatments

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Stories from Users for Lung fibrosis

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Lung fibrosis: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lung fibrosis

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Lung fibrosis: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Lung 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 more »

Lung fibrosis: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Lung fibrosis

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Lung fibrosis: Related Rare Diseases

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Lung fibrosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Lung fibrosis listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Lung fibrosis as a symptom include:

Article Excerpts about Lung fibrosis

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

Definitions of Lung 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)

Detailed list of causes of Lung fibrosis

The list below shows some of the causes of Lung fibrosis mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Lung fibrosis?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lung fibrosis. Of the 50 causes of Lung fibrosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 42 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lung fibrosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Lung fibrosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Lung fibrosis:

The following list of medical conditions have Lung fibrosis or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.




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What are the alternative names for Lung fibrosis:

Pulmonary fibrosis
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Classifications of Lung fibrosis:

Medical Conditions associated with Lung fibrosis:

Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Respiratory tract symptoms (5166 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes)

Symptoms related to Lung fibrosis:

Difficulty breathing (2922 causes), Cough (1407 causes), Pneumonia (241 causes), Chest pain (1053 causes), Lung symptoms (3280 causes), Acute lung syndrome, Amiodarone, Amyloidosis, Bleomycin, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (18 causes), Busulphan, Caplan's disease (3 causes), Carmustine, Chloramphenicol, Dressler's syndrome, Gold salts

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lung fibrosis

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