RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.187, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Interstitial lung disease (ILD), Interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features (IPAF), Connective tissue disease (CTD), Idiopathic interstitial pneumonia, LUNG-DISEASE, MANAGEMENT, THERAPY
Background: Interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features (IPAF) is a term used to describe adult patients with interstitial lung disease (ILD) who display some clinical or serological features of autoimmune diseases and who do not meet the full criteria for a specific connective tissue disease (CTD). The aim of this study was to define the demographic, clinical, radiologic, serologic and histopathologic features and assess treatment in children with IPAF.