Familial idiopathic fibrosing alveolitis

Eur J Respir Dis. 1985 May;66(5):350-2.


Case reports of two sisters with idiopathic fibrosing alveolitis are presented. On the basis of reports in the literature it seems that developmental anomalies and immunopathological changes occur more frequently in familial fibrosing alveolitis than in the general population.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Pedigree
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / genetics*