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Fibrosis (upper lobe of lung)

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The causes of upper lobe pulmonary fibrosis include:

  • silicosis
  • sarcoidosis
  • progressive massive fibrosis of severe pneumoconiosis
  • ankylosing spondylosis
  • allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
  • allergic alveolitis
  • tuberculosis
  • drugs
  • radiation, when the upper lobe is not shielded

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