Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment

Guy W. Soo Hoo, MD, MPH


June 17, 2019

Patients with AE-IPF experience worsening respiratory distress with no identifiable cause. Often, high-resolution CT studies (HRCT) show the fibrotic changes of IPF with new ground glass opacities.

There is no evidence of pneumonia, congestive heart failure, or lung mass evident on radiographic studies as a cause for AE-IPF.

For more on radiographic findings in IPF, read here.


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