Updated International Guidelines for IPF Diagnosis: A Radiology Perspective


Overview of Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)

Interstitial lung disease is a broad term for a number of diseases that lead to inflammation or scarring of the lungs, leading to fibrosis.2728 These diseases may be acute or chronic and have a variety of underlying causes, including infection, exposure to dust or other particles, or an underlying genetic predisposition.527