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Diffuse Lung Disease: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Diffuse Lung Disease |

To Biopsy or Not to Biopsy

Nanda Din, MD; Wai Wai Lin, MD; Xavier Fonseca, MD; Noeen Ahmad, DO
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NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):528A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.542
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Diffuse Lung Disease

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: According to the American Thoracic Society guidelines, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) can be diagnosed by typical UIP pattern on HRCT without lung biopsy. We present a case with a clinical picture of interstitial lung disease (ILD) but not definite IPF which surprised us with an unexpected diagnosis.

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