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  1. Causes of Pulmonary Fibrosis (National Jewish Health)  
    Causes of Pulmonary Fibrosis When the lung is injured the body responds by healing the wound. Abnormal wound healing can ...
  2. ... in families. What genes are related to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis? The cause of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is unknown, although the disease probably results ...
  3. Understanding Pulmonary Fibrosis (American Lung Association)  
    ... need supplemental oxygen to help with breathing. What Causes Pulmonary Fibrosis? In most cases, there is no known cause for the disease. In these cases, it is ...
  4. Frequently Asked Questions about IPF (Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis)  
    ... it difficult for a person to fight infection Pulmonary Fibrosis causes a lack of oxygen in the blood. This ... a complete listing of active clinical trials for Pulmonary Fibrosis, please visit www.coalitionforpf.org .Importantly, these therapies can cause side effects – some minor and some more serious. ...
  5. What Is Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome? (American Thoracic Society) - PDF  
    ... because they can lose too much blood. What causes pulmonary fibrosis in HPS? The exact cause of pulmonary fibrosis in HPS is still uncertain. It occurs in ...
  6. ... or thickening of the lungs without a known cause. ... Doctors do not know what causes idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) or why some people get it. Idiopathic means the cause is not known. The condition may be due to the ...
  7. Prevalence and Incidence (Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation)  
    ... is a significant risk for the development of pulmonary fibrosis. 6 | Causes > Glossary References Updated April 2013 This information has been approved by Gregory P. Cosgrove, MD (September 2012) v0413 © 2012 Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation | 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304 | Chicago, ...
  8. Genetics Home Reference: Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... breathing problems due to a lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis, which causes scar tissue to form in the lungs. In ... functioning of LROs in lung cells, leading to pulmonary fibrosis. Mutations in the HPS1 gene cause approximately 75 percent of the Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome ...
  9. How Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosed? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... Twitter. How Is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Diagnosed? Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) causes the same kind of scarring and symptoms as some other lung diseases. This makes it hard to diagnose. Seeking ...
  10. Pulmonary Fibrosis (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... and your blood may not get enough oxygen. Causes of pulmonary fibrosis include environmental pollutants, some medicines, some connective tissue ... or scar the lungs. In most cases, the cause cannot be found. This is called ... fibrosis. Symptoms include Shortness of breath A dry, hacking ...
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