Caplan syndrome

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Cap·lan syn·drome

(kap'lăn),
intrapulmonary nodules, histologically similar to subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules, associated with rheumatoid arthritis and pneumoconiosis in coal workers.
Synonym(s): Caplan nodules

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.

Cap·lan syn·drome

(kap'lăn sin'drōm)
Intrapulmonary nodules, histologically similar to subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules, associated with rheumatoid arthritis and pneumoconiosis in coal workers.

Caplan,

Anthony, English physician, 1907-1976.
Caplan nodules - Synonym(s): Caplan syndrome
Caplan syndrome - intrapulmonary nodules, histologically similar to subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules, associated with rheumatoid arthritis and pneumoconiosis in coal workers. Synonym(s): Caplan nodules