IPF, comorbidities and management implications: Patient case 2

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Ole Hilberg

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Patient presentation and diagnosis

The patient is a 50-year-old woman who was referred to a tertiary centre with an HRCT showing definite UIP and a 6-minute walking distance of 145 metres. She was severely ill at presentation with a diffusion capacity of just 20%.
The patient had a history of peripheral arterial disease and had undergone both aortofemoral and femoro-femoral bypass due to arteriosclerosis and gluteal ischaemia. She also was suffering from renal impairment and had recently quit smoking.

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