Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Ani Kapoor, MD; Zab Mosenifar, MD


April 18, 2022

Figure 1. Colored x-ray, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Eight idiopathic interstitial pneumonias are listed in the 2019 American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society consensus statement. Among them, IPF is the most common. Although they share similar clinical presentations and demonstrate substantial overlap on imaging, it is important to make a specific diagnosis because prognosis and management may differ.

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