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At Boston Children’s Hospital, we know that an accurate, timely diagnosis is the first step to effectively treating your child with interstitial lung disease (ILD).
How does Boston Children’s diagnose ILD?
Before establishing a diagnosis of ILD, doctors must rule out other possible causes of the symptoms. This is called making a differential diagnosis. Some of the conditions that cause similar symptoms include:
What about specific tests?
There isn’t a single specific test that can cover the many chILD diseases. Common tests to help diagnose it include:
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