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5 Facts you should know about

Respiratory bronchiolitis interstitial lung disease (RBILD)

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RBILD is typically associated with heavy smoking (usually of 30 pack-years or more)

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Often seen in young middle-aged patients (30-40 years of age)

3

RBILD is generally seen equally in both genders

4

Inspiratory crackles are heard in up to half of patients

5

No treatment is required other than giving up smoking

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