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Pulmonary Fibrosis

Leg pains with pulmonary fibrosis

09/24/2007

Question:

Are pains in legs a typical symptom for someone suffering from pulmonary fibrosis?

Answer:

No. The most common symptoms are cough and shortness of breath. Leg pains are usually due to other causes.

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Response by:

James N Allen, Jr, MD James N Allen, Jr, MD
Clinical Professor of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University