Early interstitial lung disease in familial pulmonary fibrosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Diseases, Interstitial
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis

abstract

  • Asymptomatic ILD in individuals at risk of developing familial IPF can be identified using high-resolution computed tomography scan of the chest, especially in those with a history of smoking. Lung biopsies from individuals in this cohort with early asymptomatic lung disease demonstrate various histologic subtypes of ILD.

publication date

  • October 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC1994234

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1164/rccm.200702-254OC

PubMed ID

  • 17641157

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 698

end page

  • 705

volume

  • 176

number

  • 7