Up to 22% of patients with IPF have comorbid lung cancer, which is slightly lower than the incidence of comorbid emphysema.
For more information, refer to the Official ATS/ERS/JRS/ALAT Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis - An Update of the 2011 Clinical Practice Guideline and the Japanese Guideline for the Treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Learn more about treatment options for IPF and its comorbidities.
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Cite this: Ani Kapoor, Zab Mosenifar. Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Comorbidities and Complications - Medscape - Jan 26, 2022.