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67 yo M 6m hx of worsening cough & dyspnea on exertion. smoker. bibasilar crackles. CT: peripheral, bibasilar reticular opacities with honeycombing and traction bronchiectasis. dx? tx?

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
tx: O2, rehab, vaccinations +/- ANTIFIBROTICS(pirfenidone & nintedanib - blocks TK)