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Other Names for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Idiopathic diffuse interstitial pulmonary fibrosis
  • Pulmonary fibrosis of unknown cause
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis
  • Usual interstitial pneumonitis
  • Diffuse fibrosing alveolitis
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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that explore whether a medical strategy, treatment, or device is safe and effective for humans. To find clinical trials that are currently underway for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, visit

September 20, 2011 Last Updated Icon

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