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SELECTED INDIVIDUAL ILDS

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

IPF, which is also known as usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP), is the most common idiopathic interstitial pneumonia. Cigarette smoking is a risk factor for IPF. Common respiratory symptoms include exertional dyspnea and a nonproductive cough. Physical examination is notable for inspiratory crackles at the lung bases. Clubbing may occur. High-resolution chest CT scans show subpleural reticular opacities predominantly in the lower lung fields, which are associated with honeycombing in advanced disease. Surgical lung biopsy is usually required to confirm the diagnosis, although pts with classic UIP patterns on CT scan may not require a biopsy. IPF can include acute exacerbations characterized by accelerated clinical deterioration over days to weeks. IPF is poorly responsive to available pharmacologic treatment, although recent studies have suggested benefit from pirfenidone and nintedanib.

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Loscalzo, Joseph, et al., editors. "SELECTED INDIVIDUAL ILDS." Harrison's Manual of Medicine, 19th ed., McGraw Hill Inc., 2017. harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623340/all/SELECTED_INDIVIDUAL_ILDS.
SELECTED INDIVIDUAL ILDS. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, et al, eds. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. 19th ed. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623340/all/SELECTED_INDIVIDUAL_ILDS. Accessed April 23, 2019.
SELECTED INDIVIDUAL ILDS. (2017). In Loscalzo, J., Jameson, J. L., Longo, D. L., Hauser, S. L., Fauci, A. S., & Kasper, D. L. (Eds.), Harrison's Manual of Medicine. Available from https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623340/all/SELECTED_INDIVIDUAL_ILDS
SELECTED INDIVIDUAL ILDS [Internet]. In: Loscalzo J, Jameson JL, Longo DL, Hauser SL, Fauci AS, Kasper DL, editors. Harrison's Manual of Medicine. McGraw Hill Inc.; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623340/all/SELECTED_INDIVIDUAL_ILDS.
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