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VABEDI P. REPORT OF FOUR CASES OF FAMILIAL IDIOPATHIC PULMONARY FIBROSIS. Med J Islam Repub Iran. 1989; 2 (4) :313-316
URL: http://mjiri.iums.ac.ir/article-1-1241-en.html

From the Mashad University of Medical Sciences, Mashad, Islamic Republic of Iran.
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A 25 year old male and his 46 year old aunt presented with shortness of breath and a dramatic response to steroids. The other two patients are sisters with more advanced disease. One of these responded partially to steroids, while the other died within 4 months of treatment. The genetic basis and pathogenesis are discussed.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Internal Medicine