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Pulmonary Fibrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.652
C23.550.355.644
Unique ID
D011658
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011658
Annotation
usually chronic so do not coordinate with CHRONIC DISEASE; IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS is also available
Scope Note
A process in which normal lung tissues are progressively replaced by FIBROBLASTS and COLLAGEN causing an irreversible loss of the ability to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream via PULMONARY ALVEOLI. Patients show progressive DYSPNEA finally resulting in death.
Entry Version
PULM FIBROSIS
Entry Term(s)
Alveolitis, Fibrosing
Fibroses, Pulmonary
Fibrosis, Pulmonary
Idiopathic Diffuse Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary Fibroses
NLM Classification #
WF 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Pulmonary Fibrosis Preferred
Alveolitis, Fibrosing Related
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