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Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)

Interstitial Lung Disease describes a group of lung disorders. Bacteria, viruses and fungi can cause intersitial pnuemonia, which leads to progressive scarring of lung tissue.

Symptoms

Diagnosis Methods

  • Blood test
  • Chest X-Ray
  • Bronchoscopy
  • High Resolution CT (HRCT)
  • Lung biopsy

Treatment

  • Medication
  • Home oxygen therapy
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation programme
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