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Disease Pulmonary Fibrosis

Name Pulmonary Fibrosis
Synonyms Alveolitides, Fibrosing | Alveolitis, Fibrosing | Fibroses, Pulmonary | Fibrosing Alveolitides | Fibrosing Alveolitis | Fibrosis, Pulmonary | Hamman Rich Syndrome | Hamman-Rich Syndrome | Pulmonary Fibroses | Syndrome, Hamman-Rich
Definition A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.
Categories Respiratory tract disease
MeSH® ID D011658
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DiseasesRespiratory Tract Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lung Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pulmonary Fibrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Immunodeficiency, Gonadal Dysgenesis, And Pulmonary Fibrosis
  PULMONARY FIBROSIS AND/OR BONE MARROW FAILURE, TELOMERE-RELATED, 1 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  PULMONARY FIBROSIS AND/OR BONE MARROW FAILURE, TELOMERE-RELATED, 2 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  PULMONARY FIBROSIS AND/OR BONE MARROW FAILURE, TELOMERE-RELATED, 3 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  PULMONARY FIBROSIS AND/OR BONE MARROW FAILURE, TELOMERE-RELATED, 4 Has associated chemicals Has associated genes