Upper lobe pulmonary fibrosis

Upper lobe predominant pulmonary fibrosis can be associated with a number of pathologies. These include

Unilateral upper lobe fibrosis

The following disease processes can result in unilateral fibrosis, which may involve the upper lobe:

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rID: 25736
System: Chest
Tag: cases, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Upper lobe lung fibrosis
  • Upper lobe predominant pulmonary fibrosis
  • Upper lobe predominant lung fibrosis
  • Upper lobe fibrotic lung disease
  • Bilateral upper lobe fibrosis - causes
  • Bilateral upper lobe fibrosis
  • Bilateral upper lobe fibrosis (differential)

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: with ankylosing spondylitis
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  • Case 2: with pulmonary sarcoidosis
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  • Case 3: with silicosis complicated by PMF
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