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What is the cause of pulmonary fibrosis?

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Multiple

Exposures - occupational and other, autoimmune diseases, idiopathic, to name a few.

In brief: Multiple

Exposures - occupational and other, autoimmune diseases, idiopathic, to name a few.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine

In brief: SILICA,ASBESTOS,BIRD

Fibrosis in the lungs has many causes 1inhalation of silica dust, asbestos, grain dust, bird and animal droppings 2 radiation therapy for breast cancer 3medications like chemotherapeutic drugs and amiodarone, methotrexate, nitrofurantoin 4 secondary effect of other diseases likeinterstitial lung disease 5 idiopathic when no cause can be found 6 sarcoidosis and wegnors granulomata 7 connective tissue di.

In brief: SILICA,ASBESTOS,BIRD

Fibrosis in the lungs has many causes 1inhalation of silica dust, asbestos, grain dust, bird and animal droppings 2 radiation therapy for breast cancer 3medications like chemotherapeutic drugs and amiodarone, methotrexate, nitrofurantoin 4 secondary effect of other diseases likeinterstitial lung disease 5 idiopathic when no cause can be found 6 sarcoidosis and wegnors granulomata 7 connective tissue di.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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