ILD patient cases
Meet ILD patients like Ben, Caroline, Robert and Julie
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Diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis
Progressive pulmonary fibrosis (PPF)
- cHP, chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis; HRCT, high-resolution computed tomography; ILD, interstitial lung disease; IPF, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; PPF, progressive pulmonary fibrosis; RA-ILD, rheumatoid arthritis-associated interstitial lung disease.
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