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Figure 1: Diagnostic algorithm for suspected interstitial lung diseases (interstitial lung disease), ILD: interstitial lung disease, CTD: connective tissue disease, FVC: forced vital capacity, FEV1: forced expiratory volume in one second, DLCO: diffusion capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide, LLN: lower limit of normal, 6MWT: 6-minute walk time, 6WMD: 6-minute walk distance, HRR; heart rate recovery time, HRCT: high-resolution computed tomography, UIP: usual interstitial pneumonia, NSIP: non-specific interstitial pneumonia, OP: organising pneumonia, AIP: acute interstitial pneumonia, ANA: anti-nuclear antibody, ENA: extractable nuclear antigens, IgM: immunoglobulin M, RF: rheumatoid factor, ACPA: anti-citrullinated peptide antibody, ANCA: anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, RA: rheumatoid arthritis, IIM: Idiopathic inflammatory myositis, IPAF: interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features, ATS: American Thoracic Society, ERS: European respiratory society

Figure 1: Diagnostic algorithm for suspected interstitial lung diseases (interstitial lung disease), ILD: interstitial lung disease, CTD: connective tissue disease, FVC: forced vital capacity, FEV<sub>1</sub>: forced expiratory volume in one second, DLCO: diffusion capacity of the lungs for carbon monoxide, LLN: lower limit of normal, 6MWT: 6-minute walk time, 6WMD: 6-minute walk distance, HRR; heart rate recovery time, HRCT: high-resolution computed tomography, UIP: usual interstitial pneumonia, NSIP: non-specific interstitial pneumonia, OP: organising pneumonia, AIP: acute interstitial pneumonia, ANA: anti-nuclear antibody, ENA: extractable nuclear antigens, IgM: immunoglobulin M, RF: rheumatoid factor, ACPA: anti-citrullinated peptide antibody, ANCA: anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody, RA: rheumatoid arthritis, IIM: Idiopathic inflammatory myositis, IPAF: interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features, ATS: American Thoracic Society, ERS: European respiratory society