Pulmonary Fibrosis Predisposition Overview

In: GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993.
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The goals of this overview on pulmonary fibrosis predisposition are the following.

Goal 1: Briefly describe the clinical characteristics of pulmonary fibrosis.

Goal 2: Review genetic causes of pulmonary fibrosis.

Goal 3: Review the differential diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis.

Goal 4: Provide an evaluation strategy to identify the genetic cause of pulmonary fibrosis in a proband.

Goal 5: Inform genetic counseling of family members of an individual with a genetic predisposition to pulmonary fibrosis.

Goal 6: Review management of pulmonary fibrosis.

Publication types

  • Review