"Pulmonary Fibrosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Pulmonary Fibrosis
- Pulmonary Fibroses
- Fibroses, Pulmonary
- Fibrosis, Pulmonary
- Alveolitis, Fibrosing
- Alveolitides, Fibrosing
- Fibrosing Alveolitides
- Fibrosing Alveolitis
- Hamman-Rich Syndrome
- Hamman Rich Syndrome
- Syndrome, Hamman-Rich
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pulmonary Fibrosis".
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