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Common IPF symptoms include dyspnoea, dry cough, velcro crackles on lung auscultation and finger clubbing.

IPF is a rare disease with in incidence of 5-10 people per 100.000 population, and a prevalence of 14-43 people per 100.000 population.

IPF is a chronic, progressive and debilitating disease, characterised by inflammation and scarring of lung tissue resulting in loss of lung function and impaired gas exchange over time.