Pulmonary fibrosis?

Chief Complaint A 66 y/o female presents with productive cough, exertional dyspnoea and weakness for 1 month History He was a chronic smoker but stopped smoking 4 years back after advised by the doctor. Her lung functions are progressively deteriorating during last 2 years. Examination Clinical examination shows dyspnoea & tachypnoea, O2 saturation was 85%, restrictive changes were identified at spirometry. Investigations CT showed inhomogeneous decrease of pneumatisation, multiple foci of reticulation, honeycombing pattern and traction bronchiectasis. Treatment What is the management of the case.



Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that occurs when lung tissue becomes damaged and scarred. This thickened, stiff tissue makes it more difficult for your lungs to work properly. As pulmonary fibrosis worsens, you become progressively more short of breath.@Narendra Kumar rtpcr

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