Medical Definition of Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

1. Aka: usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), 5-6th decade; M:F = 1:1, clubbing of fingers (83%), lymphocytosis on lavage, increased occurence of bronchogenic CA, average survival of 4-6 years; 87% mortality CXR findings: occasional ground glass pattern in early stage of alveolitis, diffuse reticulations (60%) predominantly at bases, honeycombing, pleural effusion (4%); pleural thickening (6%), pneumothorax in 7% (late stage), progressive volume loss see: interstitial pulmonary fibrosis (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

idiopathic hypercalcaemic sclerosis of infants
idiopathic hyperlipaemia
idiopathic hypertension
idiopathic hypoparathyroidism
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idiopathic interstitial fibrosis
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idiopathic muscular atrophy
idiopathic myelofibrosis
idiopathic neuralgia
idiopathic orthostatic hypotension
idiopathic paroxysmal rhabdomyolysis
idiopathic proctitis
idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (current term)
idiopathic pulmonary hypertension
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idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura
idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
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