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The lung in autoimmune rheumatic disorders 

The lung in autoimmune rheumatic disorders
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The lung in autoimmune rheumatic disorders
Author(s):

A.U. Wells

and H.R. Branley

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.181104
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date: 20 September 2017

Lung complications occur in all rheumatological disorders, but their frequency and type vary strikingly between different systemic diseases. Greater routine use of high-resolution CT and echocardiography means that interstitial lung disease and pulmonary vascular disease are increasingly recognized, which can create clinical difficulty in distinguishing between subclinical involvement and significant disease....

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