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What is cure on interstitial lung disease (ild)?

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Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
37 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Many causes: There are many causes of ild. Best refer to a pathology text book of lung diseses for a comprehensive list.
Answered on Jun 5, 2014
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