Is Pulmonary Fibrosis the Same as Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?


Scleroderma severity and mortality are intrinsically related with the extent of internal tissue damage, systemic sclerosis-related pulmonary fibrosis being one of the leading causes of death in these patients.

This video from Demystifying Medicine – McMaster University attempts to answer a number of questions that you, as a scleroderma patient diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), might have.

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