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Descriptor English:   Pulmonary Fibrosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fibrosis Pulmonar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fibrose Pulmonar 
Synonyms English:   Alveolitides, Fibrosing
Alveolitis, Fibrosing
Fibroses, Pulmonary
Fibrosing Alveolitides
Fibrosing Alveolitis
Fibrosis, Pulmonary
Hamman Rich Syndrome
Hamman-Rich Syndrome
Pulmonary Fibroses
Syndrome, Hamman-Rich  
Tree Number:   C08.381.765
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   usually chronic so do not coordinate with CHRONIC DISEASE; IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   12095 
Unique Identifier:   D011658 

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