Some Cases of ‘Long COVID’ Might Be Undiagnosed Pulmonary Fibrosis

Some Cases of ‘Long COVID’ Might Be Undiagnosed Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Some Cases of ‘Long COVID’ Might Be Undiagnosed Pulmonary Fibrosis

Some people with so-called “long COVID” — breathlessness and other respiratory symptoms that persist long after the acute phase of COVID-19 infection — may have had undiagnosed pulmonary fibrosis before they contracted the infection. Scientists at University of Michigan Health reported these findings in the study, “Usual Interstitial Pneumonia is the Most Common Finding in Surgical Lung Biopsies from Patients with Persistent Interstitial Lung Disease Following Infection with SARS-CoV-2,” published in the journal EClinicalMedicine. Since…

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