Interstitial Lung Disease

Fibrosis predominately affecting the upper zones
hypersensitivity pneumonitis (also known as extrinsic allergic alveolitis)
coal worker's pneumoconiosis/progressive massive fibrosis
silicosis
sarcoidosis
ankylosing spondylitis (rare)
histiocytosis
tuberculosis

Fibrosis predominately affecting the lower zones
idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
most connective tissue disorders (except ankylosing spondylitis)
drug-induced: amiodarone, bleomycin, methotrexate
asbestosis

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