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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Tree Number(s)
C08.381.483.652.500
Unique ID
D054990
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054990
Annotation
PULMONARY FIBROSIS is also available
Scope Note
A common interstitial lung disease of unknown etiology, usually occurring between 50-70 years of age. Clinically, it is characterized by an insidious onset of breathlessness with exertion and a nonproductive cough, leading to progressive DYSPNEA. Pathological features show scant interstitial inflammation, patchy collagen fibrosis, prominent fibroblast proliferation foci, and microscopic honeycomb change.
Entry Term(s)
Cryptogenic Fibrosing Alveolitis
Familial Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Fibrocystic Pulmonary Dysplasia
Fibrosing Alveolitis, Cryptogenic
Idiopathic Fibrosing Alveolitis, Chronic Form
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Familial
Interstitial Pneumonitis, Usual
Pulmonary Fibrosis, Idiopathic
Usual Interstitial Pneumonia
Previous Indexing
Pulmonary Fibrosis (1964-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2022/04/28
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Preferred
Familial Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Narrower
Usual Interstitial Pneumonia Related
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