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There is patchy fibrosis of the __Interstitium
60%
And __ depositionCollagen
60%
It usually presents in the late __60s
60%
And minimal of absent __Inflammation
40%
There is acute __ proliferationFibroblastic
40%
More common in __Males
40%
Presentation is with progressive __Breathlessness
40%
And a __ coughNon-productive
40%
These changes are most prominent in the __ lung zonesLower
40%
__ is the most sensitive imaging techniqueHigh-resolution CT
40%
Respiratory function tests show a __ defectRestrictive
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__ is rarely diagnostic but can exclude other conditions that present similarlyTransbronchial lung biopsy
40%
Such as __Sarcoidosis
40%
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The median survival without lung transplantation is __5 years
40%
Eventually there is __Respiratory failure, pulmonary HTN & cor pulmonale
20%
__ occurs is 2/3 of casesFinger clubbing
20%
__ are heard heard on auscultationFine inspiratory basal crackles
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Rarely, an acute form known as the __ occursHamman-Rich syndrome
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CXR appearances are initially of a __ appearanceGround-glass
20%
Progressing to fibrosis & __Honeycomb lung
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And shows __ & honeycombingBilateral irregular linear opacities
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With __Reduced lung volumes & impaired gas transfer
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Blood gases show __ with a normal __Hypoxaemia, PaCO2
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Autoantibodies such as __ are present in 1/3 of patientsAntinuclear factor & rheumatoid factor
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__ confirmation necessary in some patientsHistological
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A __ is performed to obtain a larger specimen & a clear histological diagnosisVideo-assisted thoracoscopic lung biopsy
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