Patients with AE-IPF experience worsening respiratory distress with no identifiable cause. Often, high-resolution CT studies (HRCT) show the fibrotic changes of IPF with new ground glass opacities.
There is no evidence of pneumonia, congestive heart failure, or lung mass evident on radiographic studies as a cause for AE-IPF.
Learn more about radiographic findings in IPF.
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Cite this: Guy W. Soo Hoo, Zab Mosenifar. Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment - Medscape - May 12, 2022.