rheumatoid pneumoconiosis

rheumatoid pneumoconiosis

Caplan syndrome

A condition defined by the combination of rheumatoid arthritis and pneumoconiosis linked to mining dusts—e.g., asbestos, coal, silicates.

Clinical findings
Swollen joints, rheumatoid nodules, cough and dyspnoea.
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Mr Reed, of Heol Tyn-y-Cae, Rhiwbina,died from the syndrome also, known as Rheumatoid Pneumoconiosis - a combination of rheumatoid arthritis and pneumoconiosis related to mining dust.