Raghu et al used the appearance of the lung on high-resolution CT (HRCT) and surgical lung biopsy to diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
(1) appearance on high-resolution CT scan of the lung (HRCT)
(2) surgical lung biopsy
Lung Biopsy Findings
Diagnosis of UIP
probable (? possible)
inconsistent with UIP
For patients with possible or probable UIP the case should be reviewed at a multi-disciplinary conference with IPF specialists.
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