Patient history

  • No familial disposition for ILDs
  • Father suffering from COPD
  • Hairdresser and cleaner
  • Ex-smoker (stopped nine years ago; 7 pack years)
  • Medication: Thyroxine 50 µg/d

Pre-existing conditions

  • Scleroderma (diagnosed in 2009)
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Hypothyreosis
Provided by Prof. Heussel and PD Kreuter (Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Germany)
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