Ideopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Were you looking for information about Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? Ideopathic pulmonary fibrosis is a common misspelling of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
IPF is a type of progressive lung disease that causes inflammation and scarring to the air sacs of the lungs. The most common symptoms are shortness of breath and a dry, hacking cough that does not go away. Although it is not known what causes IPF, there are certain risk factors for developing it, such as cigarette smoking, exposure to environmental pollutants, and genetics.
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