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What is the progression of interstitial lung disease ?

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Dr. Thomas Stern
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: ILD progression

Interstitial lung disease refers to a group of disorders that affect the area of the lung that supports the alveoli.
In order to give a prognosis for interstitial lung disease, you must know the specific disease causing it. This usually requires a lung biopsy. Some causes of interstitial lung disease are treatable - others are not.

In brief: ILD progression

Interstitial lung disease refers to a group of disorders that affect the area of the lung that supports the alveoli.
In order to give a prognosis for interstitial lung disease, you must know the specific disease causing it. This usually requires a lung biopsy. Some causes of interstitial lung disease are treatable - others are not.
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Dr. Ibrahim Faruqi
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Depends on the kind

Progression depends on the kind of interstitial lung disease (ild).
There are more than 200 different kinds.

In brief: Depends on the kind

Progression depends on the kind of interstitial lung disease (ild).
There are more than 200 different kinds.
Dr. Ibrahim Faruqi
Dr. Ibrahim Faruqi
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