rheumatoid lung

rheumatoid lung

(1) Caplan syndrome, see there.  
(2) Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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Thus thymoquinone can be a potential therapy for rheumatoid lung and needs further evaluation in human models.
Rheumatoid lung disease with cavitary nodules, pneumothorax and eosinophilia.
Multiple calcified pulmonary nodules: An unusual presentation of rheumatoid lung.
Twenty-five (24%) patients reportedly had [greater than or equal to]1 of the following conditions: bronchiectasis (n = 5, 5%), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (n = 11, 10%), diabetes mellitus (n = 5, 5%), and rheumatoid lung (n = 4, 4%).
Second, rheumatoid lung disease, which can include bronchiolitis and bronchiectasis, develops in [approximately equal to]10% of these patients.
Other problems in RA--swelling in the large joints, vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels), rheumatoid lung disease--or a high ESR rate also significantly increase the risk of dying of heart condition, according to a 2005 study from the Mayo Clinic.
There are more than 28 other classified lung diseases, including asbestosis, lung cancer, necrotizing and other forms of pneumonia, pleural effusions, pulmonary edema, pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis, and rheumatoid lung disease, to name a few.
There was difference in T-cell prevalence between "'usual" and "non-specific" IP in RA patients, providing additional evidence that rheumatoid lung disease is distinctive.