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Types of Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary fibrosis from diseases, familial pulmonary fibrosis, and pulmonary fibrosis from exposures are the types of pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Javier Perez-Fernandez, Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine Physician with Baptist Hospital and West Kendall Baptist Hospital, says the idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is the most common, and he explains the term idiopathic means that they do not know what it is and they are trying to figure it out.

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