Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis D054990

Description

A common interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, usually occurring between 50-70 years of age. Clinically, it is characterized by an insidious onset of breathlessness with exertion and a nonproductive cough, leading to progressive DYSPNEA. Pathological features show scant interstitial inflammation, patchy collagen fibrosis, prominent fibroblast proliferation foci, and microscopic honeycomb change.   MeSH

Subtype Terms (2)

Hamman-Rich Syndrome
1 experimental drug

Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias
3 drugs (1 approved, 2 experimental)


Approved Indicated Drugs (2)

Phase 4 Indicated Drugs (2)


Organization Involved with Phase 2 Indications (88)

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