Interstitial lung disease: Diagnostic approach

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Kaushik Saha;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: The Journal of Association of Chest Physicians (issn: 2320-8775, eissn: 2320-9089)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/2320-8775.126502
  • Subject: fiber optic bronchoscopy | Diseases of the respiratory system | interstitial lung disease | lung biopsy | high resolution computed tomographic thorax | RC705-779 | Clinical evaluation
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | respiratory tract diseases | behavioral disciplines and activities

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a final common pathway of a broad heterogeneous group of parenchymal lung disorders. It is characterized by progressive fibrosis of the lung leading to restriction and diminished oxygen transfer. Clinically, the presenting symptoms of ... View more
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