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
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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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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.
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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
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