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Interstitial lung disease is a progressive lung disease characterised by a decline in lung function.
It is diagnosed by lung function tests and may include a CT scan.
It is characterised by symptoms of increased breathlessness, cough and low oxygen levels at rest or with exercise.
The treatment may include drugs, oxygen therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation. Treatment of infections as and when they arise.